(Closed) Crying at the Ceremony?

posted 6 years ago in 30 Something
  • poll: Crying during the Ceremony - Sweet or Tacky?
    Let those tears fall, it's sweet and shows you care. : (73 votes)
    51 %
    Suck it in sister, tears are tacky! : (4 votes)
    3 %
    Stiffle the sniffle, but let one elegant tear fall. : (47 votes)
    33 %
    You aren't going to cry? Is your heart made out of stone? : (19 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    3081 posts
    Sugar 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
    7339 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

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

    Post # 5
    1902 posts
    Buzzing 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
    11167 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

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

    Post # 7
    7173 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    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
    4755 posts
    Honey 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
    109 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

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

    Post # 11
    1414 posts
    Bumble 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
    295 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
    3625 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
    11752 posts
    Sugar 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
    3697 posts
    Sugar 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
    817 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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