(Closed) SPINOFF: Married Bees, did you cry through your vows?

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: Did you cry during your vows?
    Cried a little, no big deal. : (10 votes)
    32 %
    I had to gather composure to get through the vows. : (3 votes)
    10 %
    I was hysterical! : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Didn't cry a bit. : (16 votes)
    52 %
    Other (please explain) : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    23597 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I didn’t cry, surprisingly!  I bawled like a baby at my shower and the rehearsal dinner (both when talking about my late grandparents), but was totally fine for our ceremony!  My mom says it has to do with me being a performer (I’m a pianist), and knowing how to go into “stage mode”.

    Post # 4
    4887 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I didn’t cry.  I was too busy smiling like a crazy person and figuring out how to cool off DH’s hands because he was sweating all over me. 

    It also helped that I wrote our ceremony and knew the words the officiant was reading already, so I was familiar with them and had already given thought to what they mean.

    If we’re being completely honest I was also kind of freaked out by the way husband was staring maniacally into my eyes, like deep, internet creeper staring.  It made me giggle more than once.

    Post # 5
    726 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Nope but I stuttered a bit and had to go back. After the second line, I also didn’t look at him because I knew if I did I’d bawl my eyes out. My legs were shaking though and Darling Husband was standing at attention and I almost had to tell him to relax or I was going to freak out!

    Post # 6
    155 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    We giggled throughout ours. 

    Post # 8
    1370 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I cried during my husband’s vows, not so much saying my own.

    Post # 9
    336 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’m not married yet but I wanted to drop in and say I cry when I try to write them and read them to myself lol!! Come 8/25 I am going to be a mess lol!

    Post # 11
    5009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I fully expected to cry (and he was BAWLING when I walked down the aisle) but other than a tiny blip, we got through our vows perfectly.

    Post # 12
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @KristenGotMarried:  I had written our ceremony too and I agree it helped to remember the meaning. Also, the creeper stare…I can totally relate.

    I shed a couple of tears. DH’s eyes were full of tears but he didn’t let them out. One wrong blink and he would have been a goner. 

    Post # 14
    1619 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    No crying for me!  I was overwhelmed with happiness to the point where all I could do was smile the biggest smile I’ve ever had and recite my vows.  I cried when I wrote my vows, I cried when we rehearsed our vows, I cried after our wedding when I remembered saying our vows, but during – it was the last thing on my mind.

    Post # 15
    3175 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I didn’t crazy, I just had a huge grin on my face the whole time.

    Post # 16
    3265 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @SpecialSundae:  I feel like I’m going to bawl, and I’m not much of a crier, so it’s good to hear others thought that they would but actually didn’t.

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