8 Things Engaged Couples Do That Secretly Annoy You


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First things first, if you're engaged just know that you're probably guilty of at least one, if not more, of these, which is completely fine. We know it's hard not to be a little bit obnoxious when you've got that head over heels, "can't-eat, can't-sleep, reach-for-the-stars, over-the-fence, World Series" kind of thing going on, right? With that said though, you can rest assured you're not alone if these eight things other lovey-dovey engaged couples do that secretly (or not so secretly) annoy the crap out of you.

1. Countdowns.
Ugh, kill us now! From the time they get engaged to their wedding day (and yes, even beyond!), the countdown couple wants every single person they've ever met to know exactly how many days are left until their big day. Oh, but no, the madness doesn't stop there. After the wedding, keep an eye out for sappy posts hashtagging how many days they've been happily married.

2. Tons of #TBT photos.
Speaking of annoying wedding stuff, enough with all the #TBT photos, brides! One every now and then is cool, but using every Thursday as an excuse to throw it back to your engagement session or wedding day starts to get old after a while. So yeah, chill on that a bit, brides.

3. Daily wedding updates.
Posting a pic of your wedding venue on Facebook once you get it booked is fine, and you'll prob get a lot of likes. However, the whole world doesn't need to know each and every time you get something wedding-related done. So save the, "Ah, just booked the best DJ!" And, "So happy we finally found a wedding photographer!" announcements for private message only.

4. Using cutesy pet names that make you want to puke.
Particularly when engaged couples insist on calling each other stuff like "Honey Bear" and "Boo Boo" in public. Um, awkward. Save the inside joke, ridiculously-adorable-but-also-nauseating-to-everyone-around-you pet names for the privacy of your own home, please.

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5. Posting relationship listicles you and the future hubs can totes relate to.
You know, like "10 Signs You're The Perfect Couple". Then, of course, the status will say something along the lines of, "OMG babe! Number 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 9 are so us!"

6. So many ring selfies.
We get it, you're engaged and you've taken like a million ring selfies that you're seriously trying to pass off for subtle pics of your morning coffee or brand new manicure. Psh, you ain't fooling nobody with that awkward angle. We see right through you, girl!

7. Dishing out unsolicited wedding advice.
Note to all engaged girls: just because you're getting married doesn't all of a sudden make you an expert on all things wedding planning. Enough with the know it all 'tude. If someone asks, feel free to give your opinion. Otherwise, keep those lips zipped.

8. Screenshots of text conversations.
That you just have to share on social media to let the world know firsthand how freaking cute/awesome/amazing your fiancé is. Barf!

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