>I can’t understand why you would say I am a selfish brat?!??!
In fairness to Sportkite, it was probably in reference to you calling this "the Mother Fiasco" — which, quite franky, I agree was a fairly bratty comment considering your mom isn’t your bridesmaids’ bank, nor is it reasonable for you to expect her be so. In all fairness to Sportkite. CJ
allllllllll he wants. I mean alllllllllllllllllllll of it, including the wacky bridesmaids, plastic floral arrangements, and that foul smelling m.c., it’s all a package deal you know. – Hide quoted text — Show quoted text – > I’m wondering if others are having as many issues as I am with planning this > circus we call a wedding. > First off, my wedding is May 18, and we’re getting down to the wire for > ordering dresses. I found a bridesmaid dress that everyone seems to like, > etc. Since just recently I realized there was only 4 months to go and the > dresses seem to take 3 months to order… I decided to hurry my buns up. > All of my attendants are not in the state I am living in, or where we are > getting married. The best option is for me to order them here and ship them > to the BM’s to get altered. For the order, the price is 1/2 down, the rest > upon pickup. I asked my mom if she could "front" the deposit, and the BM’s > could pay her back within a couple weeks. She reluctantly agreed. > Today I was doing some last-minute research, and called a shop in the city > we’re getting married in, they said if we pay for the dresses in full, they > can give us 20% off, making them $160, rather than $200. Great deal, I’m > thinking! > So I tell my mother, and she blows up at me!! "While I’d like to save them > money, it’s not my job to pay for their dresses. Plus I need to pay the > flowers off and the photographer!" > See, I understand her point, but the dresses would be paid back to her > within the month, and they are time-sensitive – the flowers and photographer > are not. Then I started to get upset and frustrated and she told me "Not to > get mad, it’s not a big deal." It *is* a big deal to me. I wasn’t asking if > she would pay for them, period. Just get the order started. > Am I overreacting, or am I right in being frustrated?? I’m a student (read: > poor!), otherwise *I* would pay for their dresses and not have to deal with > the Mother Fiasco. > Thanks for letting me vent, everyone. I’m new here and need a source to > talk!! *lol* > Lynn > Support bacteria, it