(Closed) The dreaded FB update…

posted 6 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
2135 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I always felt like that too!

Post # 5
7609 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Just wait ’til everyone and their brother starts having babies and it’s all you can think about. 😛

Post # 6
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

lol. at least your SO got the hint. Mine would not. I hate to admit this, but there were times where I’d break into tears when I saw the dreaded fb update :(. 

 @Juliepants:  so true! Now I keep seeing baby bump photos and all I can think is ugggggggh 

Post # 7
484 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Lol… when I got engaged I saw a mutual friend posted on another friends wall “Looks like you two were the only one who didn’t get the memo. It’s engagement season!” 

I felt bad for this poor girl, who’s been with her SO for quite some time as well. But I was also a litle miffed that this friend had posted that within minutes of my engagement announcements, and in broad daylight for me to see! 

Prior to that, I remember being the one thinking “Crap…another one got enagaged!” 

Post # 8
1098 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Haha I am the first person in my group of friends to get engaged (there are other friends of friends that are engaged or married but I don’t count them) so I only had one Facebook moment. It was a girl I am no longer friends with and the catalyst for our friendship ending was this super scummy boyfriend of hers so when I found out she was engaged to the aformentioned scummy boyfriend it totally knocked the wind out of me. If only I had known at the time that Fiance had already bought the ring!

Post # 10
1278 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

hehe we went through a phase where EVERYONE was getting engaged and it was quite intense. I just try to shrug it off now!

Post # 13
264 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Hah- I WISH he got the hint. I say something like “So-and-so got engaged” (maaaaybe with a meaningful emphasis on the statement…?) and all he responds with is “oh thats nice.” Sigh. At least the “no pressure” remark indicates that its somewhat on his mind, yes?

Post # 14
1041 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

For me, even more annoying was when I’d scour their photos later on for glimpses of the e-ring (just to appease my ring curiosity), and OF COURSE there are TONNES of pictures of the bride-to-be’s right hand, but mysteriously none of the left.

Post # 16
1844 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

  Ahh! I remember going through a time where I would not check Facebook for a few days before and after major holidays. It was a weird feeling…I’d feel happy for the engaged couple, sad and angry that we weren’t at that stage yet, then angry at myself for feeling angry…it was a great roller coaster of emotions! The baby one is hitting now. I just keep reminding myself that although it would be great, there are drawbacks to every situation. It’s hard to think of them as drawbacks, but sometimes…it does help.

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