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With any luck, you'll sail through the wedding planning process without so much as a single snafu. But many brides aren't so lucky and battle monster-in-laws, bad guests, and jealous friends that bring out their inner bridezilla. So if these things do happen to you, tell your loved ones to take cover.
1. Your BFF totally stole your centerpiece idea.
You've crushed hard over a lose arrangement of pink-and-peach anemones, roses, and orchids falling softly from a golden urn since you spotted the flowers in your latest issue of BRIDES. But your engaged friend saw it too, and took the clipping to her florist before you had the chance to schedule your appointment. Now, you'll be forced to attend a wedding that looks like yours should have, and that's totally not cool.
2. Your mother-in-law showed up to your wedding in a white dress.
It's not so much that she's borrowed from Monster-In-Law and stolen your white-clad thunder. It's more that this moment is the culmination of a series of injustices brought to visual fruition in this single brazen move. Who wouldn't let loose on a mean mother-in-law when you spot her in white on your wedding day?
3. Your wedding guest canceled last-minute.
Thinking what it can cost to host a single person at a wedding is enough to make you shiver. So when a guests calls to announce he or she can't make it just days before your wedding, the sunk costs of his or her seating, meal, favors, and more could cause you to lose your sanity. Worse? When multiple guests cancel last-minute, leaving an almost-empty table.
4. You haven't had a real date night in 11 months.
No girl can go months without a little romance and a solid 30 minutes of non-wedding talk. When you feel as is your entire world and now your relationship revolves around a wedding, it's easy to lose your cool in fear that you'll never find your dating groove again.
5. You got lost on the way to the wedding.
You could care less that your mother's GPS just died and there's construction along your planned route. All you care about now is that you're on some country road without a hint of civilization, and you will be late to your own wedding. You'd hold a grudge against a guest for showing up five minutes late to your fete, and the thought of getting to the church anything but on time turns your stomach.