(Closed) What made it REALLY real for you?

posted 4 years ago in Beehive
Post # 2
2840 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We had a 7-month engagement that seemed to fly by and drag by all at the same time.  But it was probably the day before the wedding when I arrived at the reception hall to start decorating with everyone when it really hit me. Everything I had planned was coming together before my eyes – and more, really, as I had a few more creative friends helping decorate and they made it look so great.  I found myself just overcome with emotion and I stayed that way until after the wedding ceremony when I switched from emotional to completely elated! It’s so fun to reflect back on that weekend.

Post # 3
7649 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

BurlapnLace:  When I realized I forgot panites for the wedding day. I was running down the steps of the hotel to make a trip to Walmart with my Maid/Matron of Honor, and I stoped in the middle and realized I was really getting married the next day. So…it was the panties or lack thereof 😀

  • This reply was modified 4 years ago by  megz06.
Post # 4
908 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Nazareth Hall

We were watching Friends (the TV show) last night and it was the episode of Monica and Chandler’s wedding. Well yesterday was also the “two month out” mark for us. I am watching the episode and all of a sudden an excited feeling came over me and I was like HOLY SHIT THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING hahaha. I am too excited!

Post # 5
135 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I think every milestone (invitations, booking honeymoon, picking dress, receiving rsvps) makes things more real.  But for me I think it was getting my wedding bouquet… something about holding it.  Maybe that will be surpassed when the wedding bands arrive?

Post # 7
6341 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2014

BurlapnLace:  I cried after we picked our invitations up lol. I also cried while getting ready for my main hen do 2 weeks before. But the invitation incident was my main emotional moment, where I was like ‘crap, this is real!’ 

Post # 8
683 posts
Busy bee

I havent sent out my invitations yet, but buying my wedding band really set it in for me! When i tried it on i just knew i could wear it forever and i got that overwhelming feeling of ‘i am doing this and i will wear this forever!!’ 

I thought i would get a moment in the dress, but i didnt at all when i ordered it. I love it, but its just a dress to me.lol. that one suprised me and maybe ill get it more at my fitting.

Post # 9
1984 posts
Buzzing bee

Honestly it didn’t feel real until the wedding day. The big moments for me were when I got my dress on, when my dad and I did the first look (he’s suck a softy) and the biggest was when I saw my husband through the door window right before they opened for me to walk down the aisle. He hadn’t even seen me yet.

Post # 11
5242 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013


BurlapnLace:  It still doesn’t feel real and I have been married a year and a half! lol I mean both of us never thought we would ever get married and we are amazed and thankful every day that we found each other and are now married 😉

Post # 12
8020 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

We’re engaged, but I’m not sure if I’ve had that moment yet. We’ll be engaged for almost a year before getting married, so the planning is at a lull right now. It does continue to blow my mind that we were able to find each other and that we are so compatible.

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