There are certainly no shortage of ways to get married. Some couples love giant and elaborate church weddings, others prefer more modest locations. Some are big, some are small, some are wild, and some are quaint. However, more couples than ever are choosing to forgo traditional weddings altogether in favor of elopement.
Why is it better to elope rather than go through with a typical wedding? There are numerous valid reasons, from dealing with relatives and the headaches of family drama, to expenses and planning. In fact, nearly every aspect of a wedding is somewhat different when getting eloped, and many couples think this is for the better.
The fact is, weddings can be cumbersome. There is a massive amount of planning involved, money that has to be budgeted meticulously, a dozen different services to keep track of, and of course there’s the catering to think about.
Eloping takes many of these issues and either reduces them to the point where they are no longer bothersome, or eliminates them completely.
So why is it better to elope? Let’s take a look at some of the biggest reasons here.