- 8 years ago
- Wedding: September 2010
What do you do when someone in your wedding hurts your bride-to-be?
My humble bride to be posts on this blog all the time and is an active participant.
She has no idea I’m doing this, but I’m turning the people she trusts and values for help.
(i’m going to be very broad here due to the legality of the situation)
My harmless bride-to-be and I are being bullied by someone that’s providing a service to us relating to our wedding.
After they promised to give us the initial part of what they are going to provide, they failed to deliver. They then promised again and didn’t deliver again!
My amazing bride-to-be was excited for this initial service to be delivered to us, and publicly stated her excitement on a social networking site.
Imagine saying “I can’t wait for my dress!” and having Vera Wang (thank you 🙂 ) call you and tell you to stop bashing her business!
That’s right, the provider called my wonderful bride-to-be and complained that she should stop talking about them negatively! Can you all see how strange this was for her to hear? (it wasn’t about her dress, which I cannot WAIT to see!!!)
Here’s how the person providing the service has since described the situation
“Then, a month after, I hear you whining with people online and you are angry because you still haven’t received your ______.”
WHO TALKS TO BRIDES LIKE THIS?????????
A couple weeks latet, it became even stranger.
They started to ask us to pay for something that wasn’t in our contract. They said we talked about including it before we signed in contract, but it was never included in the final contract we signed. I jumped in because my beautiful bride-to-be doesn’t need to be worrying about stuff like that. So, I told them to point to it in the contract and we’d be glad to pay.
That about did it because it was, as you may have guessed, NOWHERE in the contract.
Due to their ‘bait and switch’ tactics and online-stalking/misinterpreting, things got pretty out of hand. Try to imagine this person still being able to deliver the same caliber of service we measured when signing the original contract, and you’ll see that it’s impossible for us to stay with this service provider.
So, my positive bride to be and I will potentially have to find a new one of these service providers.
All while my joyous bride-to-be has become less joyous and very sad.
Among other things, this provider is trying to make us sign a document to shut us up about the whole thing!
I’m willing to say ‘heck’ with the money. Brides need to know the truth about strong-armed vendors. I want to post every single word out of this person’s mouth, and let people make their own decision. Let people see this person’s specific, direct communication to us, specifically my amazing BRIDE-TO-BE
It makes me sick to my stomach to see my courageous bride-to-be like this over someone so arrogant and brash.
It makes me sick to my stomach to also think that there are wonderful brides in my city that will count on this type of person to provide a service to them on the best day of their life!
Not to mention that they’re trying to sensor my honest bride-to be’s freedom of speech for the 5th time!! Talk about an insecure vendor!
What’s the best thing to do for my bride-to-be?
She’s seriously, seriously hurt. She’s worried, getting migraines and frustrated that she may not be able to share very BAD experience with an industry she LOVES so much! It really seems to her like all the vendors rally/unite behind closed doors against her, and this is stuff brides don’t need to be worried about!
What’s a GloomyGroom to do?