weddings The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid  

Whitney S Moore
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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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483 107
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

2
365 138
Dealing with a Bridezilla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Dealing with a Bridezilla

3
265 117
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

4
318 159
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

5
263 125
It Lasts for Months is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
It Lasts for Months

6
248 117
The Advertised Dress Size Is N... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
The Advertised Dress Size Is Never Accurate

7
300 155
Paying for a Bachelorette Part... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Paying for a Bachelorette Party

8
291 152
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

9
244 126
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

10
174 101
People You Don't Know Aski... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
People You Don't Know Asking When "Your Turn" Will Be

11
222 142
Posing for Photos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Posing for Photos

12
204 130
Paying for Travel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Paying for Travel

13
183 117
Penis-Shaped Everything is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Penis-Shaped Everything

14
218 149
That One Bridesmaid Who Always... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
That One Bridesmaid Who Always Gets Too Drunk

The 20 Most Epic Wedding FAILs of All Time

15
211 151
Wedding Dress Shopping Every W... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Wedding Dress Shopping Every Weekend

16
190 137
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

17
143 97
Being Micromanaged is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Being Micromanaged

18
164 120
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

19
145 111
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

20
136 108
Everyone Is Trying to Set You ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Everyone Is Trying to Set You up With Someone

21
34 16
Having to Take So Much Time Of... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
cvodnik23 added Having to Take So Much Time Off from Work.

The Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

22
132 116
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

23
145 132
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....

24
26 17
Being Forced to Do Any of Thes... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
cvodnik23 added Being Forced to Do Any of These Things, When Your Bff Is the Groom.

25
120 117
Having to Hold the Bride's... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Having to Hold the Bride's Dress up While She Pees

26
116 116
Pervy Uncles Everywhere is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
Pervy Uncles Everywhere

27
84 117
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

28
83 127
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

29
75 119
The Hangovers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Parts of Being a Bridesmaid
The Hangovers

30
76 121
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