Tip #14: Prioritize Your Engagement Announcements! Obviously the first step to getting married is getting engaged first. Thus far, it has probably been the most exciting day of your life! (Your wedding will top that, of course.) Naturally, you’re going to want to tell anyone and everyone who will listen to you about your happy news!
Make sure to tell your closest family and friends first.
And don’t just send a group text or tag them in a post on Facebook. Tell them personally! No one is going to support you or rejoice with you more than your family will. And there is probably nothing more hurtful for Grandma Betty than having to find out you’re engaged along with the rest of Facebook.
Rule of thumb here: Always be thoughtful. Taking those extra few minutes to call your closest family and friends will be much more pleasant than the minutes you would have to spend apologizing for not thinking of them. Your engagement is about you, yes, but don’t celebrate it alone! Let your family and friends love you like they want to. 🙂