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Why Elope?

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Author: Ema Drouillard

Article source: Used with author's permission.

The why of eloping seems to always be a curiosity?

Couples elope for many personal reasons, some as simple as; one having a fear of standing up in front of a group of people. What every the reason for eloping, elopements offer an uncomplicated approach to a wedding ceremony while still retaining the non institutional feeling of a civil ceremony.

What are the three fundamental elements that can not be removed from an elopement wedding?

The Bride, The Groom, The Official Presiding.

Eloping by its very nature offers a simple passage into married life. The elopement focuses on the significance of the relationship between the bride and groom about to become husband and wife, there is nothing to distract their attention from one another.

The elopement ceremony begins; "These are the things I must not forget, word for word." So starts the beautiful tale of joined union. If the heart is immortal then an elopement ceremony with its integral design for intimacy is the perfect beginning to enter into the mystery of the heart together.

The elopement ceremony speaks to the heart of the matter. Each elopement is unique and with an elopement ceremony perhaps more then any other ceremony you can make it uniquely yours. Having your ceremony filled with the words you want to say to each other and the words you want said and heard and remembered, this is the gift of an elopement ceremony. The gift you give to each other.

When you return home you can send out a photographic announcement of your union. If you like to gather your friends and family to share in your joy it can be done in an uncomplicated way, as simple as a champagne and cake celebration in the middle of a Sunday afternoon. Life can be easy and straightforward.

The question of "Way Elope?" is probably as varied as "Why to Marry?" There are an abundance of answers, all personal choices that are perfectly perfect for each couple to make together. has been designing elopement ceremonies that are, "Uniquely Yours" for years. Ema Drouillard, Elopements By Ema designs elopements packages for San Francisco California.

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