Allana and Brock Johnson found the perfect outdoor wedding venue in early February 2015, interviewed wedding DJs the second week of February and put a down payment on their wedding photographer mid-February.
But it wasn’t until February 23 that Brock asked Allana to marry him. They were married seven months later.
That might sound out of order. But according to a recent study by Wedding Wire, two out of three millennials are planning their weddings prior to getting engaged.
This kind of change in the industry is actually a sign of good things, said Holly Richmond, a licensed marriage and family therapist and sex therapist.
“Women are more empowered,” she said. “It’s not like we’re sitting around waiting to be proposed to anymore.”
For the full story: https://www.rewire.org/love/wedding-planning-proposal-norm/