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  • Writer's pictureJenny

4 Essential Post Wedding Tasks

The planning, excitement, and build up has lasted for years. Then you finally get your perfect day where you become man and wife. However, what a lot of folks don't think about is all of the crucial things that need to get done straight after the wedding. Luckily you will fund a rundown of these in the post below.

Have a honeymoon

Yep, honeymoons are essential. This is because you can spend so long working up to the wedding that when it's over, it's effortless to feel depressed. After all, you will no longer have a massive, exciting event to focus on and look forward to.

Happily, that is where the honeymoon comes in because it allows you to eke out that wedding magic just a little longer. Of course, it also provides a wonderful opportunity for you and your SO to have some relaxing time just to yourselves. Something that you will need after all the hustle, bustle, and excitement of your big day. In fact, heading off on honeymoon is actually a very positive way to start your married life.

Change your name/s

Next, once you have signed on the dotted line and tied the knot, you will need to decide what you will do about surnames. Of course, traditionally, it was the woman that took on the man's name.

However, there are a range of options now. These include hyphenating both names. While for some couples, the man may choose to take on the woman instead.

Just be sure to do this as soon as possible after your wedding day, as it can take a while. Something that means you may end up being without critical official documents such as your passport, ID card, and driver's license for a time.

Sort your wills

No one likes to think of the worst, especially when they are in the first throws of marriage. However, sorting out your wills is a crucial task that should not be put off. After all, you would not want your new spouse to be left with nothing if the worst should happen, or be embroiled in a debate with other family members as to who their assets should go to.

Of course, it is possible to get a will kit and do your own at home. However, most people opt to go to lawyers like Bannister Preston that specialize in wills and probate. Something that can ensure that both partners' wishes are watertight, and so relieve a lot of anxiety for the future.

Write those thank you cards.

Finally, it's time to write those thank you cards. Yes, I know you have probably been dreading this task, but it's not as bad as it used to be.

In fact, you can now get postcards with a photo of your big day, and a message printed on. Therefore all you need to do is write in the names and addresses.

You could even do the later by printing addresses sticker from your computer if you like. This being a trick that can make this essential post-wedding task a breeze.


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