(Closed) Crying at the Ceremony?

posted 9 years ago in 30 Something
  • poll: Crying during the Ceremony - Sweet or Tacky?

    Let those tears fall, it's sweet and shows you care.

    Suck it in sister, tears are tacky!

    Stiffle the sniffle, but let one elegant tear fall.

    You aren't going to cry? Is your heart made out of stone?

  • Post # 3
    2315 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Haha it’s totally inevitable that I cry and everyone who knows me knows that, but I’m going to do my darnest to keep it to a few “elegant” tears haha. 

    Post # 4
    3809 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Everyone knows that ill be crying my eyes out! Hopefully ill have a pretty cry face lol

    Post # 5
    1344 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Franklin Plaza

    I bawled my freakin’ eyes out. I was an absolute mess, but so wrapped up in the moment I didn’t even care what any of our guests thought.

    Post # 6
    7941 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I got emotional and thought I might cry but didn’t. I’m just not a cryer.

    Post # 7
    3968 posts
    Honey bee

    I always think it’s sweet to see emotion.

    I started to tear up, but was too worried about ruining my $$ makeup-job, so I held it in!

    Even then, I dabbed my eye funny with the kleenex our pastor gave me and it smudged my eye makeup and made one of my lashes come loose!  AH!  Good thing a friend wears lashes and had glue on her! 🙂

    Post # 8
    3218 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    my favorite pic of the day is me crying: (poor quality but there are tears running down my face and neck)

    Post # 9
    78 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Nothing wrong with showing that emotion! I think it’s sweet when the bride/groom cry.

    Post # 11
    721 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Nothing wrong with showing how you feel!

    I cried a few tears during our ceremony….I was very emotional…in a GOOD way.

    Post # 12
    205 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I’m probably going to cry, and I’m an UGLY crier haha. I’ll have to plan ahead and have a touch-up plan for my makeup before the reception.

    Post # 13
    2503 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I thought I would bawl my eyes out as I started tearing up when we were editing/going over the ceremony wording. Surprisingly, I didn’t shed a single tear the day of – probably the adrenaline. I actually love the photos of brides crying, although there’s elegant crying and straight-up bawling.

    Post # 14
    9168 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I don’t think it’s goingn to be something I can control – I’m sure it will happen but if it doesn’t that’s great too! It will be what it will be. People can think whatever the heck they want about it haha

    Post # 15
    2419 posts
    Buzzing bee

    A trick for helping keep your control when you feel yourself welling up: press your tongue against the roof of your mouth. I have no idea why it works, but it really does help stifle tears!

    Post # 16
    546 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2013 - Mansion House at the MD Zoo

    I will guarantee I will be a mess. I tear up reading our vows now. Or other people’s vows. Or seeing recaps. Or, well, really way too much. My best hope is that I just have tears running out of my eyes, not full-on, sniffling, ugly-face crying. I think it’s like 50-50 though.

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