Wedding Blues- Wedding Guests

posted 3 weeks ago in Guests
Post # 16
2222 posts
Buzzing bee

naomiw077 : Bee, I feel your pain.

We had no shows, maybe about 7 to 10, but not as much as you but I thought WTF. I could have invited other people.

Yep, my guests showed up late as well. I was standing in between cars waiting for my guests to arrive as they passed me by going down to the venue. Its like hey, thanks for showing up on time. ughh.

Half my guests left after the cake cutting too. I was super annoyed and let down by it as well. Its like dude, I feed you then you run. Ya can’t even dance a little? Say hi, …something. Eh,…..

You have a right to your feelings I was super pissy and angry right after the wedding as well. Give yourself time to mourn. It will fade a bit and not sting as much and then you can focus on other things, like I am trying to do.

Post # 17
315 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

I feel for you Bee. I am going through my own guest list dramas. But at the end of the day you cannot control what people do. So you may as well let it go as it’s outside of your power.

Post # 19
2222 posts
Buzzing bee

naomiw077 :  Sometimes venting is helpful. 

When I posted my vent I realized that I wasn’t alone with somethings that happened at my wedding. That did make me feel better because I wasn’t on an island.


Post # 20
497 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

Something sounds off here.. To have that many people you categorize as “close” act that way on your wedding is a sign of how they think of you.  Have you evaluated your actions and behavior around them in the past as a possible theory? Not that you are to blame for people who are truly unethical, but this is rather extreme. 

Also, it really could just be a combination of poor location and the holiday weekend. 

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