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Top 10 typical responses to, “Will you be my bridesmaid?”

Asking your leading ladies to be your bridesmaids can be an emotional time...


Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"

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.

Shock

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!

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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Happiness

Of course she is delighted to be asked.

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Emotion

Her eyes start to well up as the news registers.

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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Hysteria

Then the sobbing starts.

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And maybe a little screaming.

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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Affection

Expect lots of hugs.

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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Thankful

She is grateful that you chose her.

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Nostalgia

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.

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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.

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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You wouldn’t wish to go back to your single days, buy hey those were fun times!

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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Overwhelming joy

Followed by delighted celebrations that you have found your very own Prince Charming,

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"
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Excitment

and you have just asked your besties to be your bridesmaids – who have said…

 

Top 10 typical responses to, "Will you be my bridesmaid?"

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