Wedding Remorse?

posted 8 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
1986 posts
Buzzing bee

Sounds like there’s an underlying reason. Did you spend more money than you wanted? Were all the guests you needed there there? Could it be that the photographer just sucked?

Post # 4
4824 posts
Honey bee

Is it possible that you didn’t choose the right “method” for you? IE would you have preferred to have it at home with more people, or a BBQ or to elope completely?  

Or maybe you are projecting your dissatisfaction with something else on the small insignificant details of the wedding?

Post # 5
646 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

All I know is, I want to say THANK YOU. 

I spoke of the same thing (see my last couple of posts).  It wasn’t exactly the same, I’m pretty happy with how things turned out.  What I was going thru was a depression/grieving period that my “wedding time” was over.  I am grateful for your comment that it’s not about the marriage, that you’re full aware the “wedding” is not the most important thing but the marriage, but it’s ok to feel this way after a wedding.  Unfortunately I got some mixed reviews/reactions around this.

It is possible to have a wonderful marriage but experience these feelings and thoughts about the wedding.  I have a wonderful husband and with all due respect to others, just b/c you have some negative feelings toward stuff about the wedding does NOT mean you are “projecting” regarding your relationship (I can say that too b/c I’m a clinical social worker 🙂

to be honest all i feel like saying is that. wish i could give better advice. just wanted to express my gratitude for your topic.

Post # 5
1 posts
  • Wedding: October 2016

Me too. Love my marriage and my husband… though regarding the wedding, Im experiencing a deep remorse that wakes me up in the middle of the night and doesn’t let me go back to sleep. I keep thinking of all the food that went to waste and how I didn’t even get to try any of it and didn’t even tasted my cake after shelling out tens of thousands of dollars.

My husband and I are very happy and satisfied with the event and our guests loved it… hope our honeymoon will take that feeling away. Otherwise I’ll go insane. Anybody felt that?

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