10 Things That Will Change The Moment You Get Engaged

January 4, 2018 by Linda DiProperzio
shefinds | Weddings

He asked the big question and you said yes! Once you get engaged, your life starts to change almost instantly--don't worry, it is for the better! Take a look at these 10 transformations that you can expect right after you put on that ring.


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You'll Constantly Be Flashing The Ring

Once you have that ring on your finger, you'll surely be flashing your left hand as much as possible--in person and on social media!


You'll Start Getting Regular Manicures

There's no doubt that you'll want your nails to look their best when you're showing off that engagement ring to family and friends. So expect to be scheduling appointments at the nail salon more often than you did before. 


You'll Start Throwing Around The Word "Fiancé"

Once you say yes, your man officially goes from being your boyfriend to your fiancé. You'll have fun introducing him to everyone using his new title!

Woman handing over money

You'll Need To Have The Money Talk

If you haven't already, you and your fiancé need to sit down and have a serious talk about money. Be honest about your debt, financial goals and worries. Remember, money is the number one issue in relationships so you don't want to sweep anything under the rug.

Couple having disussion

You'll Need To Discuss The Future

Aside from money, you need to talk to one another about your hopes for the future (if you haven't already). How many kids do you want to have? Where do you want to live? Are you both going to work? These are things you don't want to discuss after the wedding!

Couple with realtor

House Hunting Might Become A Priority

If you're not already living together, you might want to start looking for an apartment or house soon.

Woman reading women's magazine

You'll Start Buying Wedding Magazines

Tagging photos and ideas in wedding magazines is a rite of passage for every bride-to-be.

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Wedding Websites Will Be Your New Obsession

You'll no doubt spend a lot of time online, looking at wedding-friendly websites like Pinterest, Etsy and SheFinds (of course!) for inspo.


Time Starts To Fly

Once you get engaged and start wedding planning, you'll be amazed at how quickly the days and months start to pass by. There's a reason why so many married people tell you to enjoy this special time because it goes by in a flash.

Holiday table

Your Families Will Start Hanging Out More

Aside from wedding planning, your family might start spending more time together as you all share holidays, birthdays and even vacations together.

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Linda DiProperzio is a weddings expert and freelance writer based in New York.

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