*Background info first*
I am not a traditional bride. I didn't want an engagement or even an engagement ring. We've been talking about getting married for so long now, and I thought to myself "Why are we waiting?" And more importantly, "What are we waiting for?" So we decided to get married. He didn't ask me a question and I didn't say "Yes." We made a decision, together as a couple, to officially unite our love. Because every decision we make from here on out will be together, why not start that practice with the most important decision of our lives?
We don't plan on telling anyone we made this decision. It's a private decision, and I really don't have the energy to explain 1000 different times why there isn't a ring on my finger. I don't need a ring to show the world that I'm taken or that someone loves me...it only matters that I know and that he knows.
*End of background info*
We DO however want our closest friends and family with us when we say "I do." I want to send out STDs and official invites and do the whole Welcome Letter and OOT bags, everything a regular DW has! I love it all!
My question...the STD will be the very first time ANYONE will know that we are even getting married. How on EARTH am I supposed to word that?! I've been brainstorming for days. I want to include that we decided to get married. Or something about this not being traditional. I just don't know how to put this in wording.
Has anyone else done something like this? Let me know your thoughts!! Thanks!