(Closed) Trying not to be bummed out…

posted 8 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
Hostess
18646 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I’m so sorry you feel sad Jaxx.  I’m sure that it is coming sooner than you think it will and we are here to vent!

And you aren’t the hippopotamus!

Post # 4
Member
10218 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

((HUGS)) rest assured we’re here. i burst into tears a few months ago when i learned that ALL of my former classmates were married 😀 ALL OF THEM! I was like OMG… I think if I would have stayed in TN and not gone away for college perhaps that would have been me except it would have been to the wrong person.

 

our times will come too.. soon enough this time will seem but a distant memory

Post # 5
Member
169 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I’m so sorry that u are feeling this way but i 2nd crebre, our time will come. hopefully soon!!!!Wink

Post # 6
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1306 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

hang in there girlie.

Post # 7
Member
438 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Amen sister….amen

Post # 8
Member
474 posts
Helper bee

oh Jaxx… I feel the same way…

Post # 9
Member
865 posts
Busy bee

hang in there, youre not the only one who feels that way

Post # 10
Member
94 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Keep the faith…i get the same feeling … i was down last night for now i found out my cousin spoiled my christmas proposal… but just keep the faith and try to enjoy the rest of the Girlfriend life…

Post # 11
Member
3587 posts
Sugar bee

I feel the same way. My anniversary, 1 year, was Friday and I was hoping for it, but it didn’t come. I felt awful, even worse when I saw how many women got engaged on my anniversary weekend. Maybe this will be over soon. I can’t be on the girlfriend list forever.

I am distracting myself with buying a house, so that helps!

Post # 12
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26 posts
Newbee

I feel the same way =(

Post # 13
Member
403 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I feel the same way, too, especially after C told me that it wouldn’t be until after our cruise in January (even though I told him a while ago that my dream proposal would be a Christmas one). I hope it happens for you soon! I know it can be hard to see so many other people get engaged, even if you’re happy for them.

Post # 14
Member
7054 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

Fear not!  It will happen in all due time.

In the meanwhile, focus on the NOW.  I mean the happy parts now.  If there’s too much focus on why you aren’t, or on things lacking, your relationship might suffer thus leading to no engagement!

I seriously decided to not mention it at all.  It worked.  I had a blast this whole entire year and we did amazing things and it all culminated this month with us finally getting engaged.

Try it.  I swear it works!  And it is also a way to take pressure off of things.  Guys do get pressured and I know that the whole time I had felt wierd about this (first few months of 2009) T was actually paying off the ring.  It took him until November btw. 

Post # 15
Member
870 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Ugh…I know how you feel. I was dreading all the holiday parties for the single reason that I knew many people who were recently engaged and I wasn’t. (Plus all the people asking me if I was getting a ring for Christmas. Which no…I am not.)

The worst was one party where we knew the host but no one else. When we entered the host introduced us to everyone by saying: “Hey guys, this is Hisfirstname Hislastname and Taylor…uhhh….not Hislastname though.”

Gee…thanks for the reminder. :

Post # 16
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2408 posts
Buzzing bee

hang in there jaxx. i know how sucky the feeling is but just remember that everything happens in their due time.

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