stupid wedding: part 2: so the bride turns up drunk.......

@cynthiann (18613)
Jamaica
September 13, 2009 3:44pm CST
Arrived early to the Church as my daughter had to hand out the programmes to the guests. So I eventually took a seat under a fan and sat down waiting for it all to begin. Had already heard that the cake sank in the middle and the hotel was doctoring it up so it wouldn't show. The bride had had 3 tantrums from morning and all the family were on edge. When she walks up the aisle with her father I did a double take as she as giggling and stopping to chat to people and was having a good old time strolling somewhat unsteadily up the aisle. It was when she reached the altar and was still swaying that I realised that she was drunk!!!! She laughed and giggled all through the service and the Minister had to prompt hr several times as she kept turning around to wave and smile at the guests. Hello,what happend to the sacred vows of marriage? The reception was in a grand hotel and the decorations were incredible. I sent a few emails to mylot friends for them to see how magnificent it was. I enjoyed myself meeting my daughter's future relatives and having a wonderful meal but felt so sorry for her parents. Anyway, have you ever attended a wedding where the bride turned up drunk?
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
13 Sep 09
Something made me think of why she was drunk. You said that the bride made everyone on edge. Maybe the family gave her a little bit of drink to calm her down? Lol. I would hope she wouldn't have gotten drunk on her own! I know she was in a hotel but even so, she should be sober for her wedding. I wonder if this will be a regret, being too drunk to remember her wedding. Maybe not right now but eventually for sure. As for if I've ever been to a wedding like that. I've only been to one, and I don't think my cousin was drunk.
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
13 Sep 09
I already responded to this and lost my response. The parents arrived bout 30 mins before the bride arrived. So she must have downed a few rums before she arrived. It was very noticeable but of course no one said anything. Drink at th reception is the norm of course. Did you receive the photos that I emailed to you. Let me know and if you did then I will email you a photo of the head table. Totally amazing. The reception was fantastic and food amazing. Poor parents! Her father did not look well at all.
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
14 Sep 09
Must have! I received one photo on the tenth, least that's the one I've seen so far. My eamil usually will put several emails in one if it's sent on the same day... least I think it does. In any case, I'll check... but you did get the email right. Very pretty.
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@SomeCowgirl (32255)
• United States
14 Sep 09
Oh I saw the photos! lol! Had to keep digging. Oh and that one comment on the photo of you - Your doing it very well!
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@rg0205 (2638)
• Hong Kong
14 Sep 09
Why was she drunk, that's what I was wondering when reading your post. The wedding sounded like it was okay, even though the bride was drunk. Her decor was great so I guess that's what she was aiming for all along. I've never attended a wedding like that but if I did, i'd probably just leave shortly after.
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
The reception was good and she drank coffee and sobered up. I could not leave as I was a guest of honour and was meeting so many relatives of my daughter's fiance's
@rg0205 (2638)
• Hong Kong
14 Sep 09
That's very nice of you to stay though. Well, at least you lived through it and saw family :-)
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@katsmeow1213 (28902)
• United States
14 Sep 09
Sadly with what you told me about that woman, I'm not at all surprised, but what a shame!! I too feel bad for her parents, and also her new husband!
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
she was telling what to do at he reception - she is certainly going to be the dominant one in the relationship. he money that was spent ws almost obscene with so mnay peole in this country hungry. The flower were all red bud roses that do not last 2 days in this hot country
@Shar19 (8236)
• United States
13 Sep 09
That's really ashame. I give the marriage a year. I went to a wedding similar to this years ago for my cousin and his wife. During the ceremony the bride wasn't even looking at my cousin (her future husband). She kept turning to look at the guests and was also smiling and waving. I kept asking my parents "what is doing"? I'll never forget that wedding.
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
She probably thought that this was her first time around!
@Grandmaof2 (7603)
• Canada
13 Sep 09
I've never heard of such a gong show. In reading this the first thing that came to mind was, Well that marriage will be short lived. I think the minister should have had the good sense to halt the service and demand that the bride present herself in a sober state on a different day. You're right this is stupid. Marriages appear to not be secure and stable as before as it is therefore we should be starting off in the right direction from the start to expect a happy life. Just my thoughts please don't be offended but that's the way I believe.
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
I am not offended at all. I honestly believe that he Ministe did not notice. She was not a drop down drunk but more than a bit merry!
@jillhill (37377)
• United States
13 Sep 09
Nope.....but my daughters first husband was! Him and his brothers sat outside the church and drank a bunch of Jack Daniels....well called them the Westby Hillbillies....so most of his family was drunk by the time the wedding started...I was totally embarassed......glad you enjoyed yourself anyway!
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
13 Sep 09
I would have been embarrassed too if it had happened at my daughter's wedding. If it had been me then I think that I would have run away!
@stephcjh (32303)
• United States
14 Sep 09
LOL. I hate to lkaugh but that is very funny in a way. I would never show up drunk at my wedding or someone elses. That si very rude. I feel sorry for everyone who attended it also.
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• China
14 Sep 09
very good ,i like it
@anniefannie (1737)
• United States
15 Sep 09
how many good memories will she have of her wedding.someone will have to tell her.maybe if i had been drunk at my wedding i would had an excuse i didn't know what i was doing.lol
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
15 Sep 09
NOW YOU ARE SO FUNNY!
• United States
14 Sep 09
No,I have not..That woman is very disrespectful..Why the man would marry her is beyond me unless he is marrying her so she and her parents will continue supporting him.. Glad you had an enjoyable time and got to meet your daughters future in-laws.despite the"brides" inexcusable actions..Seems like she has no respect for anyone or anything..
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
Yes, I went for that reason and met her fiance's fa milky. It was so good to hear them speak so highly and approvingly of my daughter. She will be entering into a loving family. The lady was really disrespectful and her father is not well at all.
@cutepenguin (6448)
• Canada
14 Sep 09
well, here everyone is warned during the rehearsal that if the bride/groom/witness is drunk, the minister can't perform the wedding. People have to be sober to make major life changes.
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
YOu know that I do not think that the Minister knew. He remarked to me how happy she was during the ceremony!!
@ShepherdSpy (8561)
• Omagh, Northern Ireland
14 Sep 09
I've never actually been to a wedding where either partner actually turned up for the service inebriated,but I was at one ceremony where the groom was a little the worse for wear having been ambushed by his groomsmen the night before..and as He knelt down for Prayer,the Soles of his shoes had been marked on the left side "HE" and on the right "LP"!
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
Now that is so funny. Peoile must have tried not to laugh. I would have loved to have seen that! Blessings
• Philippines
14 Sep 09
I could imagine how the wedding took place and it's really a stupid wedding. .. When couples are getting their marriage vows, they are supposed to be in their complete senses. I just don't understsnd why the Minister allowed that to happen./
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
To be honest I do nikt think that the Minister knew as at the reception he mentioned several times how happy she was at the altar!!!!!!!!!!!!!
@bodhisatya (2384)
• India
14 Sep 09
That girl surely would need professional help pretty soon I guess. Thankfully I haven't been in such a wedding where the bride is drunk. Good that she hadn't had any more tantrums. Phew!
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
No, no tantrums through the reception, She drank coffee and was as sweet as pie to everyone.
@rosepedal64 (4191)
• United States
14 Sep 09
It sounds like this will be something that you won't forget. Maybe with your daughter being present and all those who are not married yet will see what not to do at their wedding..Im just glad that you had a good time. I also feel sorry for the bride when she wakes up the next morning..Great discussion..It gave me a few laughs..
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
It gave me a few laughs too! Just feel so sorry for her parents as her father is not a well man. He no longer even drives his car.
• United States
14 Sep 09
I have been to very few weddings so I can't say that I have seen a bride show up drunk. I've seen a few get trashed at the reception but I dunno before the ceremony. My question would be that the minister or whomever legally marry them as technically she was not in her right mind to agree to such an important and legally binding thing?
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
NO, she was not falling down or anything like that just extra giggly and did stumble a few times. I honestly think that the Minister probably thought that she WAS JUST HAPPY. My wedding was more solemn taking these vows and this was more carefree on her part.
@moondancer (7433)
• United States
13 Sep 09
I'm glad that you had a nice time meeting the new additions to the family. I would be appaled at the behavior of the bridge and I'm sure her poor parents were embarrassed. I have never seen a drunk bride or groom although I have heard of a few.
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
I notoiced that at the reception she did not drink and asked for coffee. She was a bit unsteady though. If the parents noticed then they did not show it.
@prinzcy (5036)
• Malaysia
13 Sep 09
Wow, so full of drama. She's not mature enough isn't she? Or maybe she suddenly realized she's moving into a new world and drink more than she should. Well, I never figure out what she think. She already demanded this and that and now she drunk herself for the big day. It's good thing she didn't trip while she walked though.
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@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
14 Sep 09
She was not a drop down drunk - just smiled too much and a little unsteady!
@Humbug25 (12551)
15 Sep 09
Hi ya cynthiann hahahaha oh dear!! At least you can hold your head up high knowing that it wasn't anyone from your family making a fool of themselves! I haven't been to that many weddings to be honest but can honestly say that of the ones I have been too I haven't noticed the bride to be drunk, maybe the groom though hahaha
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
15 Sep 09
She's a big girl so she really rolled up the aisle!! Like a sghiop in full sail going from side to side!
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@Humbug25 (12551)
15 Sep 09
Blimey that must have been some sight to see hahaha
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
15 Sep 09
The word was meant to be ship
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@cyrus123 (6364)
• United States
15 Sep 09
No, I never have attended a wedding where the bride turned up drunk. I hope I never do, either. This is just ridiculous! Where was her mind?! She must not have even cared that she was getting married! She needed to realize that she needed to be in her right mind to get married. I don't believe in divorce but I hope the marriage lasts. Kathy.
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
15 Sep 09
She really wanted to get married kathy and she is 36 so she well knew what she qs doing. She did sober up at the rception and not drink anymore. It was a first for me though
@cyrus123 (6364)
• United States
15 Sep 09
Hi cynthiann! She must have been worried she was going to be an old maid for the rest of her life, lol! Personally, it doesn't bother me a bit if anybody calls me an old maid. I happen to enjoy it. Kathy.
@tjades (3591)
• Jamaica
22 Nov 09
I had to reread to ascertain if you were talking about some story you read or recounting a movie you had watched. I have only heard of such occurrences through such medium. I really do not know how I would react. That must have been aweful for the family to endure.
@cynthiann (18613)
• Jamaica
22 Nov 09
No thi sactually happend but she was not a fall doiwn drunk but very high! Sobered up at the reception.