(Closed) What's your bridal personality?

posted 4 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: What type of bride are you?
    The Perfection seeker- I analyze every detail and take time scrutinizing each decision : (32 votes)
    19 %
    The Best- you only get married once, so everything at your wedding is simply the best. $ no issue : (10 votes)
    6 %
    The Eloper- You don't understand the fuss about wedding; yours will be vows and a meal. period. : (10 votes)
    6 %
    The Surfer- you are riding the waves, making quick decisions and trying to keep things reasonable : (47 votes)
    28 %
    Budget bride- DIY, employing friends/family to help, anything to get your wedding to fit in $X!! : (32 votes)
    19 %
    The She-Groom- Your fiancé is actually the one who cares about this stuff. : (3 votes)
    2 %
    The daughter- your parents are paying, and they have moderate to strong control over decisions : (14 votes)
    8 %
    Other- invent your own bride type! : (11 votes)
    6 %
    Indecisive- you've changed your mind about anything and everything! : (11 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    4525 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    I am a combination of the surfer and the perfectionist, which, I know, they contradict. But as much as I’m detail oriented I’m also pretty easygoing most of the time.

    Post # 4
    2533 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Wahahaha I am TOTALLY a she-groom.

    Fiance handled ALL of the big stuff, I just got my craft on with all the little details.

    Post # 5
    1650 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2015

    @Andthepupmakes3:  If I had to create a type for myself it would be:

    The Turtle Bride – You overthink everything and wind up just wanting to hide in your shell for a while; your mentality is “Can we just skip everything and be married?”

    If I was choosing strictly off of your choices, I would go with The Eloper. I’d love to elope because it’s so much simpler than having a wedding, but Fiance already ruled that option out as invalid.


    Post # 6
    1491 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I was a combination of the Perfectionist and a bit of the Surfer and a bit of the DIY bride.   Anything that was DIY I analyzed into the ground.  Anything that was a paid service I was the Surfer about.  

    Post # 7
    3026 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

    Budget/Surfer. I just want a pretty dress, gorgeous shoes, and a FUN party. I don’t care about a LOT of stuff.

    Post # 8
    39 posts
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I’m inventing the Procrastinator/Mind -Changer. I take ages to decide on something, then shortly change my mind.   I’ve done this with my dress, a cake, wedding songs and music. I’m pretty sure I’m slowly killing my Maid/Matron of Honor with all my FB messages about ideas, decisions then mind changes. Lol

    Post # 9
    524 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    @Andthepupmakes3:  I’m kind of a mix of The Surfer, and the Budget Bride… I want to have the least stressful wedding possible, and thankfully my venue’s handling pretty much everything. I’m also DIYing my invitations, save the dates, cake topper, and some of my flowers to save money.

    Post # 10
    2894 posts
    Sugar bee

    @Andthepupmakes3:  I’m a mix between Eloper and Budget. I don’t understand the fuss around wedding, I care to some point but I don’t think it’s ”the” most important day of my life. I also don’t see it like the achievement of a goal and I don’t see it like an important social status. I don’t care I could have just not married at all lol. I’m more down-to-earth, we’re signing papers to legally protect each other, and the wedding is a good pretext to reunite both our families together (which basically never happens) to celebrate with us. But I’m not an ”eloper” in the sense that I absolutely want it to be Fiance and I alone. Family is important. That’s why we decided not to elope, but to be honest, we’d rather spend more on our honeymoon than on our wedding.

    Speaking of which, I’m absolutely into budgeting and getting more for less. I can’t understand paying close to the equivalent of a year’s income for a day (because of what I’ve said above). I often say I can’t afford to have a 10K wedding because I’m a student, but that’s half-true. Even with a 50K income a year, I would still refuse to spend 10K over my wedding. Would it make the planning process easier if I had a bigger budget ? Our course. It would at least facilitate some decisions, as right now, 90% of the time I feel as though I’m sacrificing something in order to have something else. But I feel deep satisfaction in the fact that we will succeed in having the wedding we want, for a fraction of the cost. 

    Post # 11
    1649 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @Andthepupmake indecisive bride. I’ve flip flopped on everything except our venue and catering, and I mean EVERYTHING! 

    Post # 12
    8343 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle

    I’m a mix of the Eloper and the Surfer. We were just going to Elope, but now we’re including like 20 ppl so it’s going to be a small wedding. There will be a 5 course meal afterwards, but I’m not having things like a DJ or a bouquet/garter toss or even centerpieces. I am splurging on the photographer, location, meal, and look though!

    Post # 14
    517 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I’d say a mix – budget bride/surfer 

    Post # 15
    2512 posts
    Sugar bee

    @Andthepupmakes3:  I chose the eloper even though I’m not technically eloping. I don’t see the big fuss over weddings, I just want to marry the love of my life and be around the immediate people I love (less than 25 guests). We are having a very small intimate wedding and going to dinner after.

    Not quite eloping because it is planned, there will be guests, and I wanted to wear a big white dress 🙂

    But there are also things I think are of high importance for that day – for example – we’re getting Fiance a custom fitted 3-piece suit that he can always have. It’ll be his wedding day and he wants to look his best AND have something long to keep long term.

    Post # 16
    772 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I’m an eloper/surfer.  I am just ready to show up and have fun.  I think I would prefer to have had a elopement but there were enough reasons for Fiance and I that it wasn’t an option.  So I am having a very elopy-style wedding. 

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