(Closed) Am I missing the Princess Bride gene?

posted 9 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
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286 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

Well. . .i have never been the princessy type. I am very low key and so is my hubby. We were going to do a small intimate garden ceramony and then we decided that was even too "hype" for us so we eloped and went to town hall. . .LOL. And out of all married friends , i only have one friend who honestly had "princess" as her theme. . . but that was and is her personality. . . VERY girly-girl. So if your a freak then so am i and most of my friends ,lol

Post # 4
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3331 posts
Sugar bee

Honestly, I never wanted to feel like a princess on my wedding day.  People kept saying "It’s your day to be a princess", but I never really got that.  When I was dress shopping, the consultant kept trying to push me into a ballgown (which was so unflattering) because it was more "princess-y".  I just didn’t get it.  Sure, it was a very special day and I felt beautiful and happy, but I still felt like me.  I’m pretty laid back, so I just wanted to feel like myself–maybe a little dressier than usual.  I also never really pictured my wedding growing up, so maybe that’s part of it, too.  Either way, it hink the important thing is just to have the kind of day YOU want, not what other people think you should have.

Post # 5
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1955 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School

Nah, no princess stuff for this chica, my dress is empire waisted and my venue is a field and we’re having BBQ food! Some girls want the princess experience, I totally understand that but I think LOTS have completely other ideas for their wedding…check out Offbeat Brides to see what I mean 🙂

Post # 6
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544 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

You are not alone.  I am in the same boat.  Bridezilla and Platinum Weddings only supply me with endless entertainment. Personally, I have nothing against those who like the "princess for a day" theme.  It’s just not me either.  But it DOES bother me when people say "it’s *your* day."  WTF??? Does my Fiance count for anything??  urggh!

Post # 7
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2207 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Nope, me too.  Im not a princess in life so why would I want to be one on my wedding day?  The way I see it, its one day in the rest of our lives.  Yes it will be one of the most important to date, but when we have kids, THAT will be the most important.  I’ve nothing against the girls that do want that, dont get me wrong, its just a matter of opinion.  And like gvsusara above, why is it MY day?  Why isnt it OUR day?  That irks me

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’ve never wanted to be a princess either–the attention embarrasses me, honestly! We’re having a tiny wedding at a lakeside cottage and the only thing I want to be on display is our upcoming marriage. I think it’s sweet when girls have princess-weddings (if that’s what they want), but it’s definitely not for me.

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