30 women share their unpopular views on marriage.
6. ““Bridal party” – this is ridiculous. All you need is a bride and a groom. Everyone else is a little extra and unnecessary. look anyway – you’re the only reason everyone’s here.”
7. “Having a wedding cake – nobody eats it and it’s so expensive.”
8. “I don’t like matching bridesmaid dresses.”
9. “Paying for wedding cars is an unnecessary expense. We prepared on the spot, then we just rented a van to take us to the photo locations. The bridesmaid’s husband drove us, including the photographer, and he had packed an esky full of drinks and snacks for us. Thousands of dollars saved.”
10. “The bride and groom must cover all wedding expenses (clothes, shoes, accessories, hair, makeup, tanning) and if they can’t afford it, don’t have a wedding.”
11. “You lose your right to complain about housing affordability if you spend more than $30,000 on a wedding.”
12. “Hen and stud parties don’t make sense to me. I’d rather just throw a big engagement party with all of our friends.”
13. “I ditched a bridal shower, walking down the aisle, the bride having to stay hidden before the ceremony, the garter or bouquet toss and the first dance. I felt like our friends and family were there in a large group was our bridal party, I caught up with everyone as they arrived as did my husband and then we all partied all night long without having to stop for games or dances. my friend hadn’t made us one, I wouldn’t have had cake Either!”
14. “I’m not a fan of parents who ‘give their kids away’ or ‘introduce’ them.”
15. “Take a bucket of it. Put everything in it that you and your partner don’t care about, like throwing away the bouquet, the favors, the cake if you don’t like the cake (my husband and I don’t eat of dessert, so we had cheese instead), negative people and all that you don’t want.”
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16. “I don’t like the idea that it’s all about the bride. The other person getting married also deserves all the attention, as does all the people standing there with you. It’s an event. community, not a solo expedition.”