IF we know one thing about weddings, it’s that they can be one enormously Source of tension in families.
But while most squabble over whether or not to invite a twice-distant second cousin, one bride-to-be has clashed with her mother over something MUCH more unusual.
Share your dilemma Redditthe woman explained how her mother wants to double the wedding for her 60th birthday.
The day she and her fiancé went on a date, they went to her mother’s to tell her the good news.
But instead of just letting her savor the moment, the bride’s mother decided to make the demand on the spot.
The woman explained: “She thought it would be fun.
“We would get the ceremony, she would have the reception and everyone would be happy.”
The mother’s demand naturally left the couple stunned.
She added: “I just don’t see how anyone can even ask that.
“I get the whole ‘no one cares about your wedding as much as you do’ thing, but that feels ridiculous.
“I feel like my mom should be one of the most excited out of everyone but my fiancé and I, right?”
Needless to say, the couple declined to share their special day, leaving the mum “upset.”
She continued, “I will never understand her thinking and I’m sure she will bring it up again.
“Or do something else to make my wedding day special for her. After all, that is what she does best.”
Although it was a source of awkwardness in the family, the bride found support from other members of the family True Off My Chest Reddit Forum.
“That’s crazy narcissistic,” replied one. “Your wedding day is for you and your partner, she can’t just take it.”
Another added: “She was just showing you where her priorities are. For them, it’s more important that people celebrate their birthday than celebrating your wedding on your wedding day.”
Meanwhile, a third said: “Firstly, your mum is out of line for asking this. Second, that might be the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard.”
For more wedding horror stories, this Wife hated her engagement ring so much she made her husband buy a new one – his suggestion was terrible too.
And the Wife ruined her mate’s wedding by wearing a WHITE dress and stealing the limelight during the reception.
Plus Bride gave her wedding guests strict rules for the day – things weren’t going wellthey called her “the devil” and threatened not to come.
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