After years of girlie bonding over bad dates and good wine it has come to this moment – asking your leading lady to be your bridesmaid. Expect this response…
Asking your bffs to be your bridesmaids is an emotional time that often generates an understandably emotional reaction. Before you utter those five little words “will you be my bridesmaid,” prepare yourself for any of the following responses.
After your bridesmaid-to-be opens the cute card or gift box you’ve prepared inviting her to be your bridesmaid, there will be a few seconds of shock while your leading lady registers the news. Of course she may have been expecting it, but that doesn’t take away from the element of surprise that the time has come!
Of course she is delighted to be asked.
Her eyes start to well up as the news registers.
Then the sobbing starts.
And maybe a little screaming.
Expect lots of hugs.
She is grateful that you chose her.
The life changing event of planning your wedding and choosing your bridesmaids is a great opportunity to reminisce, cue plenty of ‘remember the time when’ stories.
Glimmer of sadness
There will be a teeny tiny smidgen of sadness that times have changed forever from those crazy, action packed, out-on-the-town days you shared.
You wouldn’t wish to go back to your single days, buy hey those were fun times!
Followed by delighted celebrations that you have found your very own Prince Charming,
and you have just asked your besties to be your bridesmaids – who have said…
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