(Closed) Weddings right before your wedding

posted 9 years ago in Recaps
Post # 3
2725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

We went to a wedding in Dec., about two months before we got "officially" engaged. And I got teary eyed. 1) Because I knew that by December next year, we would be married. And I pictured us saying our vows in front of family and friends. And 2) I kept watching the brides mom and I was teary eyed because my mom died 5 years ago and I realized how hard its going to be without my mom.

We’ve got a wedding in July, so it’ll be interesting to see what my feelings are then because we’ll be two months away from our wedding. If I was that emotional almost a year away, I have a feeling I’m going to be super emotional on my wedding day.

Oh and by the way, not nervous……..yet.

Post # 4
302 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I went to a wedding in December (six months out) and left with a to-do list two pages long.

Post # 5
2022 posts
Buzzing bee

Weddings are really emotionally for me usually.  The ones that I have been attending for the past 6 months I have experienced the same feelings as you (and my wedding is still 5 months away!!)

A good friend is getting married the month before me.  I am going to be a mess!

I even cried during a bachelorette party this weekend when people were giving toasts!! 

Post # 6
818 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Ever since I knew I was going to marry Fiance (9 months before he proposed) I have been more emotional at weddings anticipating mine. Especially the last one I went to for a good friend and I almost bawled.

Post # 7
92 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I had that nervous feeling at a wedding I went to in September just a few weeks after we got engaged.  I was happy because I knew that would be me soon but also apprehensive about all of the work I had ahead of me.

I also have a fear that stems from the fact that I will have two recent brides and one bride-to-be at my upcoming wedding. I have a strange fear they will be paying particular attention to every detail since wedding planning is so fresh in their minds. I obviously worry way too much about what other people think.

Post # 9
1508 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I’m with you Mapchick. I worry what other recent brides will think. I know I worry too much about what other people think.

Post # 10
662 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - The Mountain Terrace, Woodside, CA

What I’m worried about is being super judgmental, and critiquing every little aspect (to myself of course, don’t want to come off as a bi—!).  My FI’s good friend/co-worker got engaged 2 weeks after us, but they’ve set their wedding date for 3 weeks before ours (knowing ours was already set).  I can’t help feeling like they (aka she) did this on purpose, to try to "beat us" (she’s just one of those type of people), so although I’ll be going, I have a feeling I’ll be comparing every single detail to my own wedding plans….and just hope that mine will stack up better!

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