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What To Do After You Get Engaged

Your boyfriend JUST surprised you and popped the questions!! First comes complete overwhelm and excited, then comes the question: What do you do after you get engaged?


Before picking up the phone and calling all of your closest friends and family members, relish the moment with your new fiancé! Get a bottle of champagne, enjoy each other’s company and celebrate with just the two of you. I promise – that will be a moment you will forever cherish. This should absolutely be the FIRST thing you do after you get engaged!


Once you are done celebrating with your fiancé, call all your family and friends. Notice I said CALL? Not text, not Facebook, CALL. None of your family or friends want to feel like they were the last to know about your engagement by seeing your status update on social media. Make them feel loved by picking up the phone and calling them. I promise, you will be glad you did.


Yes, I know this sounds odd, but let's be honest, you are EXCITED about that ring and want to show it off!! Once all your family and friends know about the engagement, take that 'blingy' ring selfie and post it to Instagram!


As much as your fiancé loves you, chances are he didn’t get you the right size ring. Do yourself a favor and get it re-sized to perfectly fit your ring finger. Engagement rings are expensive and can easily fall down the drain or be stolen.

Also, be sure to purchasing ring insurance will ensure that you are covered if anything ever does happen to your precious new engagement ring. This is definitely one of the first things you want to do after you get engaged!


Believe it or not, weddings are expensive. Even a small wedding will most likely cost more than you expect. Sitting down with your fiancé and realistically setting a budget for your wedding is going to make life easier down the road. Think about also creating a savings account specifically for your wedding! This way you will feel less stressed financially as your wedding sneaks up on you.


I might be a little biased here, but bringing on a wedding planner from Day 1 can be one of the BEST decisions you make after you get engaged. A wedding planning can answer alllll of your questions, give you wonderful insight into your budget and venues, and will make your life so much easier through through the process! Chatting with a planner form the beginning with ensure you are setting yourself up for success.