- 6 years ago
- Wedding: August 2012
Although I’m not religious, I gave up Weddingbee for Lent (I was trying to curtail my procrastination of grad school work)…but now I’m back! I missed the hive!
Our shower was Saturday, and it was fabulous! I was really nervous because I definitely do not like being the center of attention, but my mom and bridesmaids know that, and so they way they planned it, my dude and I weren’t in the spotlight too much. The place we had it at was gorgeous, the food everyone brought was awesome, and my dress got a lot of compliments. Everyone was super nice and enjoyed themselves — we played the game where each table makes a wedding dress on one person out of toilet paper, and hilariously, 3 out of the 7 tables dressed up the man at their table (my dad, my brother, and my close friend). They were all good sports about it, and everyone was cracking up.
My future mother in law’s best friend came, and she helped out a ton. She took pictures, she set up and cleaned up, and she calmed me down when I was getting nervous before the guests started arriving. And this is causing me to feel totally bummed. She was SO nice to me — this woman who had never met me before — and meanwhile, Future Mother-In-Law barely says two words to me. Future Mother-In-Law and Future Father-In-Law are just unemotional, cold, socially awkward people. I thought I had accepted that, but after FMIL’s friend was so caring to me, I felt sad all over again. I’ll never have a close, loving relationship with my future in-laws…and it’s a bummer.
Anyone else have unloving in-laws? How do you deal?