Taylor Lautner and his fiancée aren’t rushing to plan their wedding
Taylor Lautner plans her wedding day by day.
While chatting with PEOPLE about the Clear the Shelters campaign, sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, the 30-year-old actor also explains that he and his fiancée Taylor Dome are in no rush when it comes to getting everything ready for their nuptials in come.
“We have started [planning for the wedding]but we’re not rushing anything,” Lautner told PEOPLE. “We’re still enjoying this engagement milestone.”
“It’s crazy. For example, you can call someone your girlfriend for a long time, and you can call [her] your wife for a long time, but you can only enjoy this fiancée scene for so long,” he continues. “That’s why you hear me say, ‘Me and my bride.’ It’s so unpleasant.”
Lautner adds, “I’m processing it. I’m processing it as much as I can. So we’re still enjoying that step and we’ve started the process, but nothing’s nailed down yet.”
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Lautner and Dome, 25 – a registered nurse – were first introduced by the Dusk the star’s sister, Makena Moore, and went public with their relationship in 2018.
PEOPLE later confirmed that the couple got engaged in November 2021. Lautner proposed to Dome with a custom-designed oval-cut diamond by Ring Concierge.
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Around the time of their engagement, Lautner posted two photos of him and his new fiancée on Instagram, writing in the caption to the first post, “And just like that, all my wishes came true.”
“You love me unconditionally,” Lautner continued in his second post. “You can’t stand my [crap]. You calm me down when I’m anxious. You make me laugh way too much. You make every day spent with you so special. And above all, you make me a better person. I cannot thank you enough for what you have brought to my life. I love you forever.”
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Lautner told PEOPLE earlier this year that he and Dome met while he was on hiatus.
“I wanted to take a step back and enjoy life and spend time with my family and friends. And I met my fiancée, so it all worked out,” he shared in January.
Now the Home team The actor says Dome is all about the wedding prep, most of which he leaves to her. “It’s a moment that has turned her on for a while and she excels at it,” he told PEOPLE. “I mean, I’m involved, but that’s his thing.”
The couple also plan to incorporate their two rescue dogs – Remi and Lily – on their next wedding day.
“We always discuss everything related to the wedding, but I’m sure we’ll definitely find a special way to involve them, because they’re family members,” Lautner said.