Years ago, parents of the couple placed an engagement announcement in the local newspaper to inform everyone of the couple’s plans. Today, most couples inform their families and close friends before placing newspaper announcements.
Do you have to announce your engagement on social media?
Don’t announce your engagement immediately
“A personal contact to share the exciting news alleviates the potential for hurt feelings and offense if someone close to you learns of your engagement via social media.”
Do people still do wedding announcements?
It’s fine to send wedding announcements to anyone you’d like, no matter the size of the wedding. … Ideally, they are mailed the day after the wedding, but if that’s not possible, then try to send them within the following few weeks. Design-wise, you can go in any direction you like.
Why do people send engagement announcements?
Since you are sending the cards to extended family, friends and acquaintances, you want them to find out about the engagement before the wider public. The newspaper announcement reaches a larger group of people.
How long should you wait to announce your engagement?
“If you’re naturally a bit shy or private, hold off for a few days to digest the big news. If you’re over-the-moon pumped and love to share on social media in general, post away. A grace period may look like one hour to you and one week to others, and that’s perfectly okay.”
Should you announce your engagement on Facebook?
It’s perfectly acceptable to announce news of your engagement on social media for distant relatives, acquaintances, and long-lost friends, but a couple’s nearest and dearest should never read the news online. Your loved ones deserve to hear about your engagement face-to-face-or at least with a personal phone call.
What should I Caption my engagement post?
Cute Engagement Captions
- The easiest “Yes” I’ve ever said.
- Does this ring make me look engaged?
- We’ll be the cutest old couple ever.
- All the feels.
- We’re getting married (!!!!)
- The beginning of forever.
- My person… for life.
- I said yaaaaaas.