(Closed) Did you cry during your ceremony?

posted 10 years ago in Married Life
  • poll: Did your cry during the ceremony?
    yes : (38 votes)
    36 %
    no : (58 votes)
    55 %
    other : (10 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 17
    14181 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I lost it about 2 steps down the aisle. And couldn’t get myself together for a little bit, haha. there waqs some silence while i tried to compose myself to say my vows.

    Post # 18
    761 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    Ok so reading this post about people crying is making me want to cry!! I am guessing I will be crying and honest I think my Fiance will be a little teary as well.

    Post # 19
    2015 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I wasn’t a blubbering mess, but I totally cried. I didn’t think I would, either.

    Post # 20
    1813 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I mostly teared up when I saw my hubs emotional…and when my cousin was crying during the father:daughter dance, but mostly we were just smiling with huge, goofy grins!

    Post # 21
    948 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    Amazingly enough- nope, I didn’t.  I was sure I would!  Even my husband tearing up when he saw me, I was just happy and couldn’t stop smiling.  There was only one part when our officiant told a story about my husband’s grandmother, who we were both very close to before she passed away that I almost cried, but I recovered- our vows were the next part which was a little rough. 

    My big advice is that if you are worried about crying during your vows- have your officiant tell a funny story (if you can) that way you will be laughing just before your vows and not crying.  Makes talking a whole lot easier 🙂

    Post # 22
    549 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I’m prepared that I will burst nto tears as I walk down the aisle.. I get teary just watching people I dont even know get handed off by their dads (im a daddy’s girl!) so Im prepared to get emotional, but hopeful that I wont!!

    Post # 23
    1336 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    Yes, as much as I tried to stop myself I cried during our vows, and fortunately I was still able to speak.  Apparently I everyone else cry, but thankfully I recovered for the blessing of the rings.  I think I just had to get it out. 

    Post # 24
    631 posts
    Busy bee

    My minister was smart and made me say the vows privately (with my fiancee) in front of him the day before the ceremony.  I literally sobbed through them.  But then the next day I didn’t cry at all!


    Post # 25
    820 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I voted no because I did not cry until after everything when the priest made us go up to our grandparents and parents and give them hugs/kisses for the first time as a married couple (at the very end of the ceremony in front of everyone…kinda awkward). When I hugged my dad it felt so emotional and he let out a quiet little sob and then I couldn’t hold in the tears, so then I was crying the whole walk back down the aisle!

    Post # 26
    282 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I didn’t cry, but was sweating a lot. A drop of sweat rolled into my eye (OUCH!) so I pretended to be tearing up so I could ask hubby for a tissue. Apparently my high school drama geekery paid off, because lots of people commented on how sweet it was that I teared up!

    Post # 27
    1726 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Interesting!! I’m glad to see that lots of would-be criers held it together! I would love to not cry (like until he and I are alone together later in the night), but I highly doubt I won’t. Y’all give me hope though! 😉

    Post # 28
    987 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    No, but he got choked up which was  an “awww” moment

    Post # 29
    2022 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I THOUGH I was going to be waterworks.  Before the wedding, I could hardly listen to Canon in D without crying!  I was very teary throughout, but never had a full blown cry.  To keep the tears away, I smiled a lot instead : ) !

    When I was walking down the aisle, my dad said I was “shaking like a leaf”.  My husband said my hair was standing on end by the time I got to the end of the aisle and I was very teary….he didn’t know what to do so he kissed me!  That made everyone (including me) laugh so then I held it together better.

    I have no idea why I was so nervous!  I like to think that since it was nervous energy/nervous excitement!

    Post # 30
    2004 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2008

    I am a big-time crier, but I did not cry at my ceremony!

    Post # 31
    196 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    During our rehearsal the priest made us say our vows and I, along with all of my bridesmaids and Mom, bawled like babies!  But during our wedding, I didn’t cry at all.  My voice waivered a bit, but I held it together!  We just smiled the entire time, it was the best part of the day.

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