When closing the distance in an LDR, it is not uncommon for couples to have two weddings. Chris and I held two ceremonies – one in the US and one in the UK. In this video, Chantelle and I discuss the many reasons that long distance couples decide to hold multiple wedding ceremonies (from meeting visa requirements to giving family a chance to attend).
Having Two Weddings
In addition, we discuss how we each came to the decision to have multiple ceremonies, how we chose who to invite to each and how we made each day feel different yet special in its own right.
Keeping each day separate, yet memorable, is one of the most difficult aspects of this process. That’s why Chantelle and I explain some of the ways in which this can be achieved – including: the guest lists, location, the structure of each ceremony and more.
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What Is ‘Ask Expat Wives’?
This is the second episode in our #AskExpatWives series. In these videos we am to answer your questions about life as an expat, living in the UK, our British husbands and more. By talking to a range of expats in the UK, we hope you’ll get a great sense of what life is like and what changes you might expect if you are considering moving to a new country. Watch all previous #AskExpatWives videos here.
If you have a question you would like us to answer in a future episode, leave it in the comments below! Alternatively, send your questions to us on Twitter using our handle @ilovemybrit and using the hashtag #AskExpatWives. We’ll also be releasing a similar series next week, #AskBritishHusbands, where our significant others give their perspective on adapting to new cultures and life after an LDR.