(Closed) What to do about friend that expected to be a bridesmaid

posted 9 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
9864 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

I would suggest meeting for coffee and talking in person, good luck!

Post # 4
1685 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

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@Jacqui90:  I agree, I don’t think this is an email type conversation.  Good luck OP

Post # 5
1847 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

If she’s flaky and unreliable, I would emphasize heavily how many obligations and commitments are involved in being a bridesmaid, and then say something like “I know you’re often so busy and your life is a little unpredictable, so I didn’t want you to feel guilty when you couldn’t make it to all these plans.” Obviously phrase it however makes the most sense to you, but I think that might be an approach that’s both honest and kind. And like PPs have said, in person. 

Post # 6
2450 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

how about pointing out that her trash talking is really just proving that she’s not bride’s maid material?

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