Once you know that you are probably going to be thinking about getting married soon, it is likely that your whole world will change dramatically and quickly. This can often happen even before the actual proposal takes place. Although a surprise proposal is always a joy, more and more couples these days know perfectly well that a proposal is imminent. You will probably find that having it in such a way is not actually any less special, so long as you both work hard to make the event what it deserves to be. But from the proposal through to the wedding and beyond, there is certainly plenty of planning to do, and a lot of joys and stresses to look forward to. In this article, we are going to take you through the whole process step by step, so you can have the real run down on what might be the most fascinating year or two of your life.