I want to reach out for some support. My fiancé and I have had intense family drama, to the point where we have cancelled our May (2017) wedding. It was bad enough that neither one of us was looking forward to the wedding. We are currently in the process of informing family and friends of this.
I believe our relationship to be very solid. We only began to have large fights because of the wedding stress, and issues within our immediate family. My fiancé and I both agreed that after the wedding the family issues would go away, but we were not happy with the way the wedding was going to turn out.
We still want to get married, because we love each other and want to be together. We cannot see that planning another wedding where family would be involved would be possible. So, we decided to drive to Las Vegas (from Louisiana) to elope, just the two of us. It is pretty crazy, and very spontaneous for both of us.
Are there any other couples out there that have been so fed up with family that they decided to elope instead? I would love some supportive stories!