Post # 1
Because they do. Although it’s not entirely their fault and I do not blame them. I’m getting really bummed just two weeks out. Found out this past week one of my best friends wouldn’t be able to make it at all. Then yesterday, my two other best friends, the only girls who were going to spend the whole day with me, won’t be able to make it to the venue till around the time most of our guests do. 🙁
Getting ready alone, anyone? There’s only me and my little sister and my one friend/acquaintance who said she’d help with hair. That’s it. All of my best friends I thought would be with me that day, helping me get ready and ease the nerves can’t be there with me 🙁
Reason: their other friend who was supposed to get married on the 23rd, moved her date to mine (which has been in place since july or so) She is getting married an hour and a half away around 3 pm….. my wedding is at 7, BUT… these friends were also supposed to videotape my firstlook photos for free. ( we can’t afford someone to do this)
I understand, I really do. It just bums me out they moved the date this past week and so many others can’t make it as well.
Post # 3
Still thinking about this, but let me clarify…
Told my mom and she was a little put out, too. The friends that won’t come till late are my ‘honorary’ bridesmaids. I am not having a wedding party but have planned on them being there for me all day to help get ready, etc. We have little help and leaving me with 2 people short in setting up the morning of the wedding is scary. FH’s family is doing nothing but showing up so there’s no help there.
Their friend getting married at the courthouse the same day was engaged earlier this month. They set the date a week ago for the 23rd and now moved it to my day. Now, I don’t know much about ceremonies like this but would it be impossible to change it? I don’t know why she knows of the conflict but insists on having it around 3 the same day an hour and a half away from my venue. Our first look takes place around 4 in the afternoon, my friend told me she’d film it months ago.
Just yesterday they both told me they were going to both weddings and wouldn’t be at mine till late. I’m actually really upset about this and I think they both know it. They committed to being there with me first months ago and I don’t see why this should change now. It’s unfortunate but they know there’s no one else to help me. I was totally counting on them.
I want to say something but I can’t think of what to say that they don’t already know very well… I have no one else to take their places in the help, no one to film, etc.
3 good friends in one week. I’m so sad! Trying to focus on the positives though and pray they either change the time or tell the other girl they said they’d be helping me first before she even made the date. 🙁