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I Was The Victim Of A Bridezilla

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    A Truce When I started this experience project

    I tried to stress the theory that bridezilla's needed to be aware that it's not cool to treat family and friends badly because marriages don't always work out. But the truth is, I never really believed in that kind of scenario concerning my run in's with hurtful people...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Jul 4

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    Who Invited Them ? (Part 2)

    (from my journal, June 2013) Back in 2003, I remember taking a look at my cousin's wedding ceremony venue on the day of the wedding. In my head I was remembering what I overheard someone say that my cousin said regarding her choice of venue as I looked at it. "She said...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Aug 24, 2013

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    Medieval Beast-bride

    A girl I had been friends with since grade school asked me to be her MOH. Her behavior started spiraling downward as soon as she met her husband to be. We had a serious argument over how she was treating me and her rude behavior toward my boyfriend. At her shower she blew off my...
    keyt keyt 31-35 2 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    Who Invited Them? (Part 1)

    ( from my journal, June 2013) Would you believe that in a few days it will be 10 years since my cousin's dreaded wedding? And where did I find myself today? Downtown, near the harbor, practically across the street from where my cousin got married. I honestly...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Aug 23, 2013

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    I Survived A 7 Month Long Bridezilla Attack

    I recently experienced a horrific Bridezilla encounter and I am now in desperate need of a vacation to unwind from the abuse. I had just started a new job and didn’t know my “friend” very long before she asked me to be a Bridesmaid. Only 2 months to be exact. In a...
    survived7months survived7months 31-35 2 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    The Bridesmaids' Dresses Only Come In Junior Sizes

    Simply put, I am supposed to be in a vow renewal ceremony in June. The ‘bride’ finally decided on the bridesmaids dresses. At first glance, it’s very pretty. My only problem at first was that it was twice the cost of the one she had to purchase for my actual wedding and...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    My Bridezilla= Classless Trash!

    I was the Maid of Honor and husband was best man for his cousins wedding. Now the bride was my closest friend who had always been a sweet giving person who had stood with me in my wedding as a bridesmaid. She went out of her way to make sure my wedding was amazing. So I was...
    Lele27 Lele27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2013

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    Fake Prices

    Bridezilla S.A, have prices of dresses on their website, then turn and quote one higher prices...! They do not even have it explained on their website, terms and conditions....!
    Dee28 Dee28 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    Maid Of Honor For The “not Bride” At Her “not Wedding”

    Fun title isn’t it? Ok, for this story, I need to jump back to Christmas Eve 2011 when my then-boyfriend proposed to me. Of course, I’m up at 6 am the next morning calling people with the good news. One of those phone calls was to one of my only female friends. Even...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    My 1st Experience As A Bridesmaid Was Less Then Joyful

    I was psyched to be a bridesmaid for my cousin's marriage, but it turned out to be a pain in the backside. I was never close to my cousin, so I didn't really expect her to really share anything and that was the case. She picked out shoes (******** heel shoes). I went along and...
    Russianclomooogirl Russianclomooogirl 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    Asking People To Be In Your Wedding To Make Amends To Them

    Look brides I hate to break it to you but your wedding is NOT the biggest deal ever.   If you think you are bestowing the biggest honor on someone to have them join your wedding party (especially late) as a way of making amends for something you did.... stop just stop...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F May 14, 2010

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    Even I can't believe this one.

    .. Ok I know I said I had resolved my issue with my bridezilla cousin but one word has brought me back here to do one more experience story on this subject... EBOLA! Yes, apparently a nurse who was treating the American ebola patient decided to get on a plane a couple of days...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Oct 15

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    Who Invited Them ? (Part 4)

    (from my journal, June 2013) When I poked my head out of the tent as the wedding was underway I looked behind me and straight up towards the hotel itself. To my surprise there were 3-4 people looking out of various windows on various floors of the hotel. Waving and...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    What I Love/Hate About Weddings

    The other day I was talking with a friend and somehow the conversation evolved into one about the things we love and hate about weddings. We laughed so hard we ended up rolling on the floor and in tears! But it gave me the idea to start a "sub" experience under my bridezilla...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    The Power Of An Apology

    I'd like to take a break from the usual stories in this experieince, but definatly not from the heart of it's subject to honor someone who deserves it. This week national headlines were made when MLB umpire Jim Joyce's blown call cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2010

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    Bridesmaid To Ellie

    When I was in college I became very close friends with Ellie, who I am still good friends with to this day. Our friendship isn't as strong anymore... because of how she acted during her wedding.The relationship she was in was not a good one from the beginning. She started dating...
    charbakes charbakes 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    The Linch Pin

    I was a few days late in finding out about this really odd story, and a few weeks late in finally having the time to read about it on the internet.    A female doctor in her late 40's from California sufficated to death after being traped in her boyfriend's chimney...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Feb 11, 2011

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    I Was The Victim Of A Bridezilla

    And when I make this statement I 'm not talking about temper tantrums and tiaras or declarations of "it's my day!".   Would it suprise you if I told you that the "blushing bride" was 41 at the time of the wedding?  Would it suprise you if I told you the bride was...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F 4 Responses May 5, 2010

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    The "gift" That Keeps On Giving

    Gee, guess who took the repast after my mothers funeral as an oportunity to distribute photos of and brag about her new baby.   Yep, the same cousin.   I can't even be the center of attention at my mothers funeral.     If I could get my hands around my cousins throat just...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Jul 21, 2011

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    Who Invited Them ? (Part 3)

    ( from my journal, June 2013) I can't believe it took me 10 years to comeback out to the harbor, and it's all because of a coupon. Yes, a coupon for the aquarium I got from my doctor's office of all places. I had gone there for a check up recently. Why he had them I do...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Knew* I knew a myrder victim.
    BON3S BON3S 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    Don't be a victim, be a target.. Targets can move!
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