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So your BFF has finally gotten engaged, and surprise! She wants you to be one of her treasured bridesmaids. But once the elation of being chosen as one of six to eight MIFs (most important friends) goes away, the dread sets in. And it's a dread that will be with you for a long time, because you're about to go on a crazy and expensive roller coaster of drama.
 
So what are the worst parts of being a bridesmaid? Most people can agree, it's a special time and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the people you love. However, binding yourself in an unspoken contract to spend all your money and all of your weekends doting on your friend is something no one looks forward to. Check out this list of the biggest problems bridesmaids have to face, and you just might be more prepared the next time you get asked to fulfill some bridesmaid duties.

If you have one before and can relate to these bridesmaid problems, go ahead and rank what you think are the worst parts of being a bridesmaid.
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Spending Money on a Dress You&... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Spending Money on a Dress You'll Never Wear Again

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Dealing with a Bridezilla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Dealing with a Bridezilla

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You Can't Say No... To Any... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
You Can't Say No... To Anything

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Having to Spend Time with the ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Having to Spend Time with the Bride's Other Friends

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It Lasts for Months is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
It Lasts for Months

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Paying for a Bachelorette Part... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Paying for a Bachelorette Party

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The Advertised Dress Size Is N... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
The Advertised Dress Size Is Never Accurate

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Buying a Wedding Present AND a... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Buying a Wedding Present AND a Bachelorette Gift

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Paying for Your Hair and Makeu... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Paying for Your Hair and Makeup

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Posing for Photos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Posing for Photos

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Paying for Travel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Paying for Travel

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People You Don't Know Aski... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
People You Don't Know Asking When "Your Turn" Will Be

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Penis-Shaped Everything is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Penis-Shaped Everything

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Wedding Dress Shopping Every W... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Wedding Dress Shopping Every Weekend

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That One Bridesmaid Who Always... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
That One Bridesmaid Who Always Gets Too Drunk

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Jealous Women Who Wanted to Be... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Jealous Women Who Wanted to Be a Bridesmaid

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Being Micromanaged is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Being Micromanaged

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You're Walking Down the Ai... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
You're Walking Down the Aisle With the Groom's 13-Year-Old Brother

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Dealing with the Bride's O... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Dealing with the Bride's Overbearing Mom

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Having to Take So Much Time Of... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Having to Take So Much Time Off from Work.

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Everyone Is Trying to Set You ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Everyone Is Trying to Set You up With Someone

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Giving a Speech at the Wedding is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Giving a Speech at the Wedding

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The Emails... Oh God, the Emai... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
The Emails... Oh God, the Emails....

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Being Forced to Do Any of Thes... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Being Forced to Do Any of These Things, When Your Bff Is the Groom.

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Pervy Uncles Everywhere is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Pervy Uncles Everywhere

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Having to Hold the Bride's... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Having to Hold the Bride's Dress up While She Pees

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Having to Take a Side in Bride... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Having to Take a Side in Bride/Groom Arguments

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Trying to Find a Date is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Trying to Find a Date

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The Hangovers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
The Hangovers

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You're Responsible for the... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
You're Responsible for the Bride's Drunk Cousins