(Closed) Awww

posted 5 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
292 posts
Helper bee

I’m pretty sure soon to be congrats are in order! 

Post # 4
522 posts
Busy bee

@MsW-to-MrsM:  This is awesome!

I’m sure that we’re going to see your own engagement post up here any day now!

Post # 5
366 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Wow! I can’t believe people dismissed you because you were the “girlfiend”. I mean, every fiance is first a girlfriend lol I can’t see how you can dismiss a girlfriend without even knowing how long the couple has been together, especially if the girl is MOH!! That means a lot! Some people are strange!

Anyway, you seemed to have handled it superbly, and you and your SO certainely made his sister’s wedding memorable for her 🙂 Sounds like you put in a lot of work, so things could go smoothly for her. That impresses me more than a girl who would have worn an expensive ring and would have done nothing more than revels in her glory to be Maid/Matron of Honor, as those rude people seem to think a Maid/Matron of Honor should have done lol. 

Post # 6
43 posts

Looks like a proposal is on its way soon! Your SO sounds like a really sweet person. Be patient sweetie. I’m excited to hear about the proposal when it happens. 

Post # 7
402 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

That’s so cool! I hope to be hearing your announcement soon!

Post # 8
1459 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2017 - Bristol zoo

Man it sucks that people were dismissing you for being a GF! >:c


But still, glad it was a nice day and kudos to you for being so helpful 😀 your time sounds like it should be soon so at least your good karma is paying off! :3

Post # 9
263 posts
Helper bee

your SO sounds soooo sweet!! congrats on the future engagement!!!! Sounds like you picked a really good one 🙂

Post # 12
3638 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

@MsW-to-MrsM:  I’d say bad joke. It IS funny that you can go from: bride’s brother’s girlfriend to a one word: sister-in-law. 

I would also suggest that those who dismissed you as “girlfriend” didn’t realise you were Maid/Matron of Honor (even after the ceremony some clearly clueless people can’t figure those things out). 

Unfortunately ‘girlfriend’ just doesn’t hold a lot of water these days, people say girlfriend of the girl they’ve been seeing for two weeks. For a lot of people it’s a word that is dismissible. When you ARE a girlfriend it hurts and seems ridiculous but I think a lot of us will be guilty of this in 15+ years.

Hopefully next time you see them you’ll be able to say fiancé! 

Post # 13
278 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

It definitely sounds like congrats are going to be in order very, very soon! He was likely just waiting for his sister’s festivities to wrap up and perhaps wait until vacation. 

Weddings can be such a stressful time for waiting bees, but it sounds like you handled it gracefully! 

Post # 14
2625 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Awwwwwwwwwwww!!! I’m so happy for you! Best wishes!

Post # 15
9072 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

Yes, I think you can be pretty optimistic!

I also think your Fh is. keeper, based on all of the hard work he did for his sister.  It gives you some insight into how he treats the women in his life. 



Post # 16
352 posts
Helper bee



Sounds awesome!

I think it’s ridiculous that at a wedding anyone would dismiss you. I think that when they ask “oh, how do you know the bride and groom?” and you say “I’m the Maid Of Honor” usually you don’t need any other explanation! You’re important enough to the bride to be Maid/Matron of Honor and that’s all that matters!

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