What do you say to the bride when she gets engaged?

Do you congratulate the bride on engagement?

Always, always extend your best wishes to a bride, but feel free to say congratulations to the groom. … “Saying congratulations to a bride implies that she has won something – her groom. The groom is to be congratulated for getting the lady to accept his marriage proposal.

What do you say to a girl when she gets engaged?

Examples

  1. “Here’s to your engagement! …
  2. “Cheers on your engagement!”
  3. “Here’s to a very happy engagement and a lifetime of love.”
  4. “Cheers to the two of you…and to the love you share!”
  5. “May your engagement be happy. …
  6. “A toast to your engagement! …
  7. “Here’s to the wonderful two of you! …
  8. “Celebrating your engagement!

What do you say to a bride instead of congratulations?

I learned that day that saying “Best Wishes” instead of “Congratulations” to a bride was an old tradition, but didn’t realize HOW old it really was. The Huffington Post sites this tradition dating back to the Victorian era.

Do you say congratulations to the bride or groom?

“It is traditional to say ‘Congratulations’ to a groom after a wedding, but ‘Best wishes’ to the bride. The implication is that the groom has made a great ‘catch’, but that it would be impolite to say that the bride had.”

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How do you wish congratulations?

More Formal

  1. “Congratulations on your well-deserved success.”
  2. “Heartfelt congratulations to you.”
  3. “Warmest congratulations on your achievement.”
  4. “Congratulations and best wishes for your next adventure!”
  5. “So pleased to see you accomplishing great things.”

What do you do when your child gets engaged?

My Son Just Got Engaged! What Does the Mother of the Groom Do Anyway?

  1. First thing: Call the bride’s mother. …
  2. Talk to your son one-on-one.
  3. Ask your future daughter-in-law about her family.
  4. Try to meet her family before the rehearsal dinner.
  5. Decide what you are willing to spend.
  6. Keep an eye on the future.

How do you wish a newly married couple?

Casual Wedding Wishes

  1. “Best wishes!”
  2. “Congratulations!”
  3. “Congratulations on your wedding!”
  4. “We’re/I’m so happy for you!”
  5. “Wishing you lots of love and happiness.”
  6. “We/I love you. Congrats!”
  7. “Lots of love today and beyond.”
  8. “Here’s a little something to start your life together.” (If you’re including a gift.)

How do you congratulate someone you don’t like?

An example would be saying something like “Wow, you don’t usually look that great but today you look nice, Josh.” Give them a true compliment or don’t say anything at all. Keep the compliment specific. When you compliment them, avoid being overly vague. Opt instead for being specific and genuine.