- An Alaskan Bride
- 7 years ago
- Wedding: August 2011
Hi all! First, Darling Husband and I were married on the 13th and it was perfect! I’m so excited about the wedding, and we’re both really excited about the marriage.
The Hive really helped me a few times with DH’s crappy childhood chum and his bad behavior. I wanted to let you all know how it all went down.
Childhood chum blew off the ceremony. Like didn’t bother to attend. He turned up later at the reception hung over (yeah…our wedding was at 4pm, and the reception started at 5.), in snowpants, sunglasses, and clearly having not showered. Did I mention it was a semi-formal event? He also carried around his own cans of Coors Light, despite our open beer and wine bar (and the beer was awesome! It was all local and super tasty!). The bar tender asked him to put it away, and he told the bar tender to “F off.”
He didn’t bother to make hotel reservations (we had a 14 month engagement, so he could have gotten on that, you know?), and brought his sleeping bag to sleep on the lawn of the Lodge. He hit on my girlfriends who are gay, and made them super uncomfortable. He tried to make a toast, and thank god we had prepped our awesome DJ ahead of time, b/c he put on our first dance music and just drowned him out. I don’t think anyone but a handful of people realized what was going on.
He also had the nerve to ask Darling Husband at the wedding why he wasn’t a groomsman. Uh, yeah, I don’t even know what to say to that.
Insult to injury? He got up super early on Sunday, put on a suit, and went to a business meeting. He didn’t even bother to get Darling Husband a card. And we’ve had a bunch of people ask of who that guy was, and tell an awful story about him at the wedding. My personal favorite is a friend of my Inlaws – he told us that the friend was telling people that he didn’t like me. Trust me, the feeling is mutual.
Darling Husband is LIVID. I’ve never seen Darling Husband this angry before, ever. He’s so upset that this tool is suppose to be a good friend, and that his friend acted like this. The only upside of this is for me. I strongly dislike his friend, and Darling Husband is planning on ending the friendship over his behavior at the wedding.
Without the HIve’s help over the past few weeks, I would have been way more stressed out about this guy. B/C of you all, I just sat back and watched the view from the cheap seats. I trusted our vendors to deal with him (like the DJ, and the photographers requesting he exit shots, and the bar tenders), and to let his own bad behavior end the friendship. Seriously, I think I would have had a coronary without you all.
And the best part is I’m married now!! Whoo Hoo!