Post # 1
Ok, I have tried to be a good little waiting bee, knowing that even with the ring shopping and marriage talk and all the good our relationship is, we have some issues that need to be dealt with directly (namely, his debt and finding work) before marriage can even happen. However, an engagement in the next year has been discussed so we have the same timeline…
Now, for the stabiness – I have had THREE friends get engaged, all this summer, and all after the ring shopping/browsing. Wtf? I am thrilled for them all but come on… I want it to be my turn already. Sigh. Sorry, just feeling a bit frustrated today. 🙁
Post # 4
@mrs_pudding_pop: Yeah, I know how you feel. Even though I’ve decided not to “wait” because I’m not quite ready to get married, I heard from a friend this morning that she got engaged recently and is getting married in the fall. . . she just met her man this spring/summer (but she is part of a religion that does things that way, so the quickness is OK for her situation). Umm. . . hello jealousy pangs. . . 😛
Post # 5
Ugh. I hear you! My friend is getting married( they have been dating 4 years LESS then my SO and I) And my SO’s father is getting married after dating his now fiance for only 1 year. AND they are having their wedding in june 2013.
Bleehh! Is it friday yet? or can I just start drinking on tuesday lol
Post # 6
Your thread title made me smile!
Post # 7
Ah yes I believe the Stabby monster resides in every frustrated Waiting bee. Sorry your feeling like this though. It’ll eventually come.
Post # 8
@FutureMrs.browneyes: *Passes bottle* here ya go.
SO and I just came back for shopping for what we are wearing to the wedding and I am actually doing great! I am just looking forward to us looking amazing and dancing the night away while our friends announce to the world their love for eachother. I am happy letting the significance of that weigh on my SO’s brain. Let that do all the work for me.
Post # 9
Ugh, I feel for you. My ring went on a trip with us between Christmas and New Year’s Eve this past year. I’d heard comments from both sets of parents leading me to think that the proposal would happen then and, in a moment of extreme weakness, I stuck my hand in his suitcase and found the ring box so I KNEW he had it!
So we came home and I was irritated and of COURSE my friend calls me in the middle of the night after getting engaged at midnight on New Year’s Eve!
I’d already had several other friends get engaged around that same time period and I’m ashamed to say, I didn’t really take her news very well or act too excited for her because I was so frustrated with my own situation. It is SO hard to feel anything other than resentment when you’re waiting, especially when coworkers, friends, relatives, etc., keep asking when it’ll be your turn!
But…fast foward 8 months and I’m already married, so there IS hope and it WILL happen and it’ll be glorious and spectacular when it does! 🙂
Post # 10
@FutureMrs.browneyes: Ha, I know right? Let’s pass around some champagne. 😉
Thanks, juliepants, I love you name! Haha 🙂
I was really good today when I went home for lunch, I said not a word about the newly minted engaged friend. NOT.A.PEEP. We had a little tift about him wanting a bit of my pasta (after he’d already eaten his lunch), but all’s good in the hood, lol.