If you are wanting to elope and you are afraid of what to say to your family, here's some tips for you!
Tell them how happy it will make you. Usually elopements will reflect activities that you have always loved growing up. Make it a reflection of you and that might help your family see it in the best light.
Tell them about your vision for the day. Show them all the ideas you have, and how excited you are while explaining!
If you want, they can still be there! Elopements don’t mean exclude all family. It’s your day, the way you want! If you can’t bear to not have family there with you, then you can invite them along for the adventure!
Elopements don't mean to run away and secretly get married anymore. Nowadays, they are about the experience! Whatever hobbies or activities make you the happiest, incorporate them so you have such a fun and memorable day!
And lastly, it’s best to be up front and honest. This is your day, after all. Don’t be afraid to do something that you will enjoy and have the greatest memories for the rest of your life!