When your friends get married, it changes your lives. Priorities will change and there won’t be as many late nights out partying. Your friendship will transition into something more grownup.
Here are the things that usually happen when the first person in your group of friends gets married:
You might freak out at first because you’ll think that there’s no way you’re old enough to have married friends.
It’s like you just graduated 10 minutes ago…how could your friends be getting married now?
The endless talks about the wedding details can get a bit dull.
Obviously you want everything to be great, but the nonstop wedding talk can be annoying.
Your outfit will be planned months ahead of time.
You’ll also make sure you have plenty of waterproof eyeliner and mascara.
When you start talking about dresses, hairstyles, and all the little details, you’ll get excited about the event.
The menus will be the best part to help with.
Wait until the bachelorette party for the real emotional roller coaster.
Whether you have an alcohol-filled hen party or not, the realization that your friend is committing to the love of her life is pretty major. You will be shedding a few tears.
You’ll be telling everyone that you’re going to a friend’s wedding.
You’ll feel very grown up when you casually drop into conversation that you’re going to attend your best friend’s wedding.
You’ll get jittery as soon as you get to the venue.
You may have imagined your friend getting married, but on the day itself you’ll be overcome with the reality.
When you see your friend walking down the aisle looking, it will hit you hard.
You’ll probably cry gigantic tears of happiness.
If seeing your friend in her wedding gown didn’t get you, the wedding vows will.
Hearing their vows will tug on your heartstrings.
When the ceremony’s done, you will get possessive over your friend.
You’ll want her to know that you refuse to let her become a boring married person.
At dinner time, you will get properly drunk at the open bar.
A little alcohol will help you relax.
You’ll make friends with other wedding guests.
Weddings are a great place to meet people and that doesn’t just mean for romantic dates. You can make friends with the other guests, as well.
The family speeches are always interesting.
Bring a pack of tissues. You’ll need them once the speeches start.
If you know her parents, you will talk about how proud you are of their daughter.
You’ll make a much more dramatic speech after you’ve had a few drinks.
When the dancing starts, you will go for it. You’ll probably be shouting at your friend “You’re married!”.
It’s going to be a day of celebration and happiness.
When it’s time to catch the bouquet, you will get a little crazy.
Weddings are lovely and being part of the entourage is great. Even if you don’t want to get married next, you still want to catch that bouquet.
You’ll catch a glimpse of the couple chatting among themselves or having a moment and your heart will explode.
Even if you don’t want to get married yet, the whole day you will be thinking about how you would do things on your own wedding day.
Don’t be too enthusiastic about telling your date your wedding day plans though. You might freak them out.
You’ll be taking a lot of selfies.
Some will be good, some may not be very attractive.
People may complain about weddings, but secretly everybody likes them and if they could, they would like to attend one for every weekend of their lives.
You’ll be spending a lot of time betting on who’s going to be the next one to take the plunge.
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