6. Set new goals with your partner
Similar to having something to look forward to that was previously mentioned, setting some long term goals with your partner can be helpful in continuing to feel like a team working towards something. For some couples, they miss the time they spent with their partner talking about how they can tackle tasks together, so being able to transition this to another goal can be helpful. Some examples can be saving for a house, remodeling your home, or learning a new skill together.
7. Seek out a mental health professional
Experiencing a sense of loss after your wedding is natural and situational. However, if you experience this feeling to continue for more than 6 months, it is best to seek out professional help to process if there are any other factors contributing to your sadness.
Remember that post-wedding blues are normal, and it’s okay to feel a little down after such a big event. However, by taking care of yourself and staying connected with loved ones and things that excite you, you can help ease the transition back to everyday life.
By Priscilla Rodriguez, M.S., LMFT, Owner of Modern Wellness Counseling
Priscilla specializes in working with engaged couples and helps them learn the strategic tools needed so that they can be on the same page throughout every chapter of their lives.