Post # 1
In the few months since we’ve gotten engaged, my mom has gone from being totally apathetic about the wedding (didn’t want to talk about it, wanted me to slow down with the planning), to being openly annoyed about some of our choices, to today, when she calls me first to tell me that she and my dad were talking and they think they want to splurge and hire a band (I was ok with a DJ), and then again from Bed Bath & Beyond where she is scoping out Vera Wang dishes and making suggestions for our doesn’t-exist-yet registry. Who is this woman?!? Whoever she is, I like her and I hope she sticks around for awhile!
Post # 3
My mom was the same way. i chalked it up to being long distance but as time went on its almost like she realized…”this is really happening” and let herself get excited!!
For your sake (and sanity) I hope she sticks around too!
Post # 4
lmao i love the last line!
Post # 5
It must be a mom thing! I am two months away and my mom has jumped right in. It’s nice!
Post # 6
My mom had a splurgey kind of attitude in the last months before the wedding too, it was fun – having conversations that I thought would be about cutting things from the catering menu and having her say “Nah let’s add things instead!”
Post # 7
I guess sometimes our moms just need more time to warm up to the wedding that we do…they probably weren’t reading weddingbee for months leading up to the proposal like us 🙂
Post # 8
My mom is helping us pay for the wedding and it seems like at least once a week I have to remind her that its not her wedding. She got mad when she found out I wanted to pick things like flowers & decorations based on what I like. Also got upset when I started talking to the bridesmaids about dresses without her input. She’s only paying for the food so I told her she can have a say over that and every time we make a decision of I finish a sample of something I share it with her but still its never enough. She got divorced from my dad last year and had a bf before the divorce was even finalized. It’s getting pretty bad as we get closer to the wedding, so I’ve started just saying if you want that so bad have a wedding yourself, lol. I understand she’s excited but I’m also being careful not to compromise on anything that is really important to me, as I don’t want to regret my choices later in life.