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You're officially married - congratulations! Here, we support each other with those last checklist tasks, such as thank you notes, name change paperwork and organising your photos. We also share our experiences as newlyweds, so don't be shy and tell us how it's going!



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Post wedding blues - struggling to move on
Smile993, 14 of May of 2024 at 13:23

Hi everyone, as the title alludes, I’m struggling to move on from the wedding day and think I’m experiencing some post-wedding blues. The day itself was wonderful. I got to marry my person in front of...

Smile993, tuesday 14-May-24 36
NEED OPINIONS! My new surname will rhyme with my first name
claireee28, 1 of December of 2013 at 06:14

So i need some honest opinions! My name is Claire and my fiances surname is Dare! I would quite happily take his name except that it rhymes. I go through phases of "screw what people think ill be...

, friday 3-May-24 26 7,100
We did it!!! 🤍
Ajx, 9 of April of 2024 at 21:00

Saturday 6th April 2024 - the best day of our lives. The day couldn’t have been more perfect and all of the stress and anxiety was so worth it. 🥹

Katrina, friday 3-May-24 4 136
Friendships post wedding
Sarah, 11 of October of 2023 at 20:30

Hello, I am hoping you can kindly share some advice, as I am struggling post wedding. Our wedding went very well, for which we are very grateful. However, I was meant to have 4 bridesmaids and ended...

Gill, sunday 28-Apr-24 12 871 2
Officially change your name with our handy guide!
Dani, 25 of April of 2024 at 17:22

Hey newlyweds, Congratulations on tying the knot! Looking to officially change your name and not sure where to start? Find out everything you need to know about the legalities and options in our handy...

Dani, thursday 25-Apr-24 44
Stuck for a 1st anniversary gift idea?
SunnyBlueBridesmaid84216, 12 of October of 2019 at 00:22

Traditionally, the first wedding anniversary is paper and I have seen numerous posts from panicked newlyweds looking for gift ideas so if you are stuck for paper gift ideas then visit PaperGiftCo on...

Kihec24, tuesday 23-Apr-24 1 403 1
Photographer regrets
Sam, 26 of February of 2024 at 01:40

I am recently married and have finally received our 550 image wedding photo gallery from our photographer. I'm ashamed to say that I have been in tears most of the day. I'm really here looking for...

PhotographybyBillHad, monday 22-Apr-24 4 356
Wedding photographer ghosted us
Ellie, 28 of February of 2024 at 19:21

Does anyone have any experience or advice on this . We booked a wedding photographer last year for our wedding on the 1st February 2024. After trying to get in contact with him in the month before to...

Sarah, monday 15-Apr-24 4 150
No shows at wedding
Clare, 6 of March of 2024 at 07:51

My husband and I got married on Saturday, out of 70 guests we had 6 people not show up to the ceremony, meal and reception. One couple called me an hour before our ceremony to say they’d have to...

Sarah, monday 15-Apr-24 4 311
Photography regret
Sam, 26 of February of 2024 at 00:50

I am recently married and have finally received our 550 image wedding photo gallery from our photographer. I'm ashamed to say that I have been in tears most of the day. I'm really here looking for...

Sam, monday 26-Feb-24 39
Oval diamond or round diamond engagement ring
Amy, 26 of December of 2023 at 22:09

My husband has ‘upgraded’ my engagement ring on our 20th year anniversary of meeting. So cute of him but I wasn’t expecting it and I’m worried about what he’s chosen. Hes got me an oval halo ring....

Amy, tuesday 26-Dec-23 30
Vow Renewal
VJ, 8 of December of 2023 at 11:16

So my Hubby and I got married in 2022, we had a med sized wedding with 70 guests, but covid loomed and kind of put a dampener on our day. My Husbands mum didn't show, due to her testing positive to...

VJ, friday 8-Dec-23 2 96
i hated how i looked :(
Agnieszka, 22 of August of 2023 at 11:31

So we had our amazing day 4 days ago. It was everything I could ask for and more. Dreamy and magical. I have never felt so much love and people are commenting on how much in love we look. But I hated...

David, friday 1-Dec-23 9 735
Photographer not delivered…
Caroline, 25 of November of 2023 at 11:50

We got married on 6th October and we still haven’t received our wedding photographs. Our contract says sneak peak in Facebook group within 10 days and full gallery in 4-5 weeks. But we’ve had nothing...

David, friday 1-Dec-23 2 142
Calling all 2023 newlyweds! Your chance to win a £1,000 John Lewis voucher 🙌
Dani, 14 of November of 2023 at 10:20

Hey! 👋 Hitched are giving 1 lucky 2023 newlywed the chance to win a £1,000 John Lewis voucher by completing our Hitched newlywed survey. So if you got married in 2023 and want to get involved for...

Dani, tuesday 14-Nov-23 67
Small intimate wedding venue (not pub) in London
Maame, 2 of October of 2023 at 10:13

Hello all, I'm looking for an intimate and unique venue in London for a wedding reception for 50 people. I do not want a pub or restaurant and nothing pricey. Recommendations would be much...

Maame, monday 13-Nov-23 2 61
dvla / Marriage license confusion
Amber, 31 of July of 2023 at 11:42

Hello! I'm really hoping someone can help as I'm so confused!! I'm trying to change my name on my drivers license but it says the DVLA only accept the original wedding certificate. I don't have this...

James, wednesday 8-Nov-23 2 277
Do i use my new signature on dvla name change or my old one?
Rachel, 5 of September of 2023 at 16:24

I'm filling out the DVLA form now and I'm confused, do I sign it with my old signature with my maiden name, or my new one that I'm changing to? I'm guessing I'll need to use my new one as it will be...

James, wednesday 8-Nov-23 2 164
We finally tied the knot on 1st July 2023!
Lea, 12 of July of 2023 at 14:24

We finally got married on the 1st July 2023 after a year of planning. A first for the both of us - a bachelor and a spinster as we would have been called back then! A little bit about how we met. My...

Nick, tuesday 3-Oct-23 14 425 2
Wedding website
Lisa, 29 of September of 2023 at 17:02

Can you password protected pages? I want to use it for wedding photos but only those with a password can view?

Lisa, friday 29-Sep-23 13
Wedding Photo Booth recommendation
Jamesculver, 26 of July of 2023 at 21:51

Hi all I'm getting married next year and currently hunting for a photobooth vendor. I recently went to Canada's Bridal Show this weekend and was overwhelmed by the amount of vendors there but was not...

Jamesculver, wednesday 26-Jul-23 36
Damaging Dry Cleaners
christell, 9 of July of 2008 at 05:35

Have any of you trusted special dry clean only items in at the most specialised of dry cleaners only to collect your item and find it ruined? Probably. Well,... I entrusted my wedding dress (got...

Citi, monday 19-Sep-22 6 5,071 1
Any Married Couples Who Want to Share their Funny Wedding Pics?
Hannah, 31 of March of 2022 at 11:22

Hey guys! Calling all married couples! It's Hannah here- The Community Manager here at Has anybody got any funny or heartwarming moments that were photographed at your wedding? We want...

Hannah, thursday 31-Mar-22 82
25% Discount on Hitched Thank You Card Stationery
Hannah, 16 of February of 2022 at 09:37

Morning Newlyweds! I'm Hannah from the Hitched team and to continue the season of love after Valentine's, the team want to offer you 25% off our If you're looking for a sign to send Thank You Cards to...

Hannah, wednesday 16-Feb-22 26
Horrible Florist experience.
RockMyBrunch, 6 of October of 2017 at 13:06

Let me start by saying, that as wonderful as everything about our wedding was, the florist left such a bad taste in my mouth, that I had to register to share and get it of my chest. I went to meet...

Snap, thursday 21-Jan-21 4 1,912
Should i pay? Need Help..!!!
LuxuriousPurpleBridesmaid870, 14 of August of 2017 at 10:53

I am getting married after two weeks and i am very happy. The problem is that i have very little budget should i ask bride's made to pay for their dresses or i have to buy for them. Plz tell me is it...

Kelly, wednesday 16-Dec-20 676
Disappointed with my so called “new family’s” behaviour at our wedding.
SunnyYellowDecor849, 31 of May of 2017 at 14:37

Disappointed with my so called “new family’s” behaviour at our wedding. First just want to say me and my new husband had the best day ever and really enjoyed every minute however we are so...

Kate, sunday 2-Aug-20 3 1,732
How do I tell a guy about a wedding?
SunnyPinkBridesmaid93768, 20 of July of 2020 at 12:29

Hi! My boyfriend and I have been Dating for 2 years, our relationship is great, but we are fighting over the wedding. I want to get married, and he's not ready to propose yet. We discussed what he...

SunnyPinkBridesmaid9, wednesday 22-Jul-20 3 299
Wedding celebration ideas
SunnyPurpleDiamonds98442, 17 of April of 2020 at 13:04

Hi everyone! We got married in March 2019. It was small and cheap, costing just over £5,000. We didn't have the money to have the wedding I've dreamed of and have been planning since I was about 10. I...

SunnyPinkBridesmaid9, wednesday 22-Jul-20 4 1,851
Admin Post - Exciting News!
RomanticIvoryHair39896, 14 of July of 2020 at 15:12

Dear forum members, As some of you may have seen from our emails, next week we are relaunching Hitched. This will include a major upgrade to the Forums, which we expect to be live from Tuesday...

RomanticIvoryHair398, tuesday 14-Jul-20 273
Regrets about the way I looked ...anyone else?
ExpensivePinkBridesmaid40725, 13 of May of 2020 at 20:23

We got married in October and it was honestly the best day we could have asked for. Everything was perfect and I'm so thankful for that. Since day one though I've regretted my dress and my hair. I...

Wedding Photography, thursday 11-Jun-20 2 2,120
Hen Party
RomanticYellowDiamonds96049, 17 of March of 2020 at 11:01

Hi Everyone, i would just like to say how amazing the hen party was! We used hitched for ideas to do on the hen party and it was a magical weekend. We went to Ireland and stayed in an amazing hotel...

Dany, thursday 19-Mar-20 1,078

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