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posted 11 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Did you cry when you found "the one"

    Yes .. I would never have bought it until I had the "big moment"

    A little ... but it had more to do with the price tag $$$$$ than the dress

    Nope ... and the fact that I didn't cry scares the crap our of me - did I make the wrong decision

    Nope ... I am not a crier in general and had a feeling I wouldn't - but I love my dress

    Other (please let us know)

  • Post # 32
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Ummm… no I didn’t cry when I chose my dress. I didn’t jump for joy either. I actually felt a little nervous about it. It was a couple of sizes too small. The good thing is that my aunt is a seamstress and she says she’s going to bring it out and convert it into a mermaid style dress (it was a princess cut). I’m worried that it won’t look right. The good thing is that my aunt and my sister bought it for me. It was out of my budget. I was just so excited to buy my dress I mean everyone keeps asking me if I have my dress yet. I felt pressured to buy a dress. But honestly unless it gets altered I still don’t have anything to wear yet……………………………….. Wish me luck bees please!

    Post # 33
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    I teared up, but it was mostly due to seeing my mom, auntie, and MOHs tear up once the veil was on and I had decided it was the one. 

    Post # 34
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

    Nope, I just got really freaking excited. :p

    Post # 35
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    i didn’t cry. i just got REALLY REALLY happy!! i couldn’t quit smiling and my face just lit up! im absolutely in love with my dress and i didn’t shed a single tear! i definitly know its the one because now im very biased when i see other dresses. im always comparing them to mine and nothing is ever better than mine. lol.

    Post # 36
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I said other because I didn’t cry, but I can bust into tears at the drop of a hat. lol. I still love my dress!

    Post # 37
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 1996

    I didn’t cry, and actually never expected to – the myth I had heard was that your mother is supposed to cry, and you’re supposed to have a feeling that it’s just right. I definitely got both of those!  She almost had to step outside. Here’s what I emailed someone when I picked my dress:

    “I tried it on again on Monday and I knew the second I put it on. Hell, I knew the second she pulled it off the rack. I’ve tried on 50+ dresses and not one other has made me feel that surge of happiness. I just glow when it’s on. It feels right, it feels comfortable, it feels me. It makes me feel like I want to marry [FI].”

    I’m on board with y’all, however, that any of these myths are destructive, because how could anyone predict what their emotions will do in response to a garment? Why torment yourself with how you felt about your dress, as though it’s as important as picking your spouse? No one should be made to feel that they’re “supposed” to feel anything.

    Post # 38
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010 - Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery

    I am a 2 dress bride.

    With Dress #1, I didn’t cry. I liked it, but I think it was more my aunt and my mom’s reactions that made me get the dress. I regretted it soon afterwards.

    With Dress #2 (the dress I will be wearing), I tried it on several times before I took the plunge and bought it. As I was walking out of the salon with my parents, I started to cry because i was so happy. And I’m not a crier. So it was definitely an affirming moment. I’m really happy.

    Post # 39
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I am a crier in general, prolly about 2-3 times per week, but no I didn’t cry when I found my dress. 

    I did however cry on my first dress shopping trip.  It was maybe the 4th or 5th dress I tried on and while I liked it, I didn’t love it.  But then the sales lady plopped that veil on my head, and I went from wearing an OK white dress to totally looking like a BRIDE!  That’s when I started to get all teary eyed!!

    Post # 40
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I didn’t cry, but I didn’t want to rip it off like all the other ones and I kept swaying in it… a very good sign.

    Post # 41
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    I didn’t cry, and I’m a big emotional baby. I think it’s because I never found a dress that I felt was *~*~PERFECT*~*~, but I had exhausted all of my options so I just sucked it up and picked one. Whatever, I love my shoes. Those are cry-worthy!

    Post # 42
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    I didn’t cry, rather I had this feeling that I would be happy with this dress. I worked in bridal and had seen A LOT of dresses. I tried the dress on and felt quite comfortable. I tried it on a second time at the end of my appointment and had the sense that “I’ll be happy with this and I could do wear this.” It was just a nice, satisfied feeling.

    Post # 43
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I chose other-I am generally a crier (very emotional) but for some reason I didn’t cry even though I knew the dress was perfect! Was the third one I tried on and that was it-didn’t even need to try any more on. Was such an easy process for me. Now, what worries me is crying while walking down the aisle and during vows. There is NO way I’m getting through all that without shedding some tears and THAT scares me. I hope I can hold it together!

    Post # 44
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I’m a crier usually… watching shows, commericials, etc.. .but I didn’t cry when I found my dress and I knew I probably wouldn’t but I was still THRILLED when I found it.

    Post # 45
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I didn’t cry, but I am not a big crier in general.  I definitely didn’t want to take it off and in the month since I’ve purchased it, I have looked at pictures of myself in it at least once a week!

    Post # 46
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I did not cry but I just knew it was the one.  I felt so happy and beautiful in it!!!  I think my mom cried if that counts.

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