brides (17-21yrs)

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ryanne Posts : 1,042 Registered: 4/27/06
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Jun 10, 2008 11:03 AM Go to message in response to: cplouden

Hi cplcoulter!

Congratulations on your engagement and welcome!

My parents are against me getting married too--but you know what? I'm almost 20 (I was 18 when we got engaged) and I'm an adult. So I'm going to do what I want. So if you're going to be 18 when you get married, and if that's what you really want, I say go for it no matter what anybody says!

But speaking from experience, it is the hardest thing in the world to be getting married without the support of your parents. I can't tell you the number of times they've threatened not to be there, and told me how wrong and stupid I am. But the thing is, my FH and I want to be married, so we're going to get married. It's ultimately our decision--not our parents--so honestly, what they have to say just doesn't make the rules.

lol. I'm sorry...parents are a sore subject at the moment. :)

Good luck!


 

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Purdy Posts : 25 Registered: 12/5/07
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Jun 11, 2008 1:24 AM Go to message in response to: cplouden

yea....my parents loved the idea....my mom actually pushed it a little...its funny tho. i kinda had problems this yr and Chris really helped me thro and has really stepped up...my parents love him. so does my family...so do I!! lol  but it will all be ok... :) if chris could chose we would get married tomorrow...but yea lol my parents dont really like that idea. but we decided on June 13 and i cant wait!!

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JessesFutureWif... Posts : 486 Registered: 10/8/06
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Jul 1, 2008 10:59 AM Go to message in response to: Purdy

Hi everyone.. I think it's been awhile since I've been on here. I was just wondering for those of you who have bridesmaids under 21 do you know what your doing for your bacherlorette party?

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ryanne Posts : 1,042 Registered: 4/27/06
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Posted: Jul 1, 2008 5:42 PM Go to message in response to: JessesFutureWif...

It's been a long time since I've been on here too!! lol.

For my bachelorette party, we're doing a personal shower with a few of my really good girlfriends. My sister is asking for gift cards only so that we can all go out and they can go shopping with me for my lingerie. Then we're going to come back, play a couple games, and then we're going to do boudoir shots and make a scrap book of them for FH. I wanted to have them done professionally, but it was way out of my budget, so this was the other option.

I've been getting ideas online, and I think I'm going to get a corset, something slinky and black, a sheer white robe, and a cute bra and panty set. So for the wedding night, I think I'm going to wear the bra and pantry set with the robe, because it's comfy, and comfy is what I NEED on my wedding night!


 

 

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MaeRae2Be Posts : 8 Registered: 5/22/07
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Jul 9, 2008 10:57 AM Go to message in response to: ryanne

Wow, I haven't been on here since Christmas maybe before that and since I'm at work I don't have time to go back and read all of the updates. Of course I only posted I think twice. So, for new people since I've been on and for those who don't even remember (and I don't expect you to) I am 20 and getting married in 23 days on Aug. 2nd. I was engaged on Dec. 16th, 2007 to the most amazing man ever.. (biased I know). He is 20 also but will be 21 17 days after our wedding. We are still in college and plan to finish. I am so excited to become his wife!  I'll see if I can round up some pics to show the wedding details. Time is flying by. I'm going to meet with my pianist this afternoon. I met with the reception coordinator yesterday and I"m meeting with the wedding director tomorrow.

 By the way, does anybody have any ideas for this. My pastor is marrying us and he asked what he should wear. I told him black suit. He said, What color shirt and tie?  I have no idea and he said he probably should not match the wedding party. The colors are Marine (a navy) silver and white. Any ideas??

 Thanks ya'll. Hope wedding plans are going great for everyone and congrats to those who are married and newly engaged!

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MrsJohnston09 Posts : 15 Registered: 12/24/07
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Jul 15, 2008 5:51 PM Go to message in response to: MaeRae2Be

Hi MaeRae2Be, I think that Marine would be a lovely color for the shirt with a white tie or perhaps a marine tie with a white shirt (actually I like the marine tie with a white shirt option the best) - but that's just me.  As long as you both love it, it should be fine right?  Laughing  I hope that this helps.
*The Future Mrs. Johnston*

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MrsJohnston09 Posts : 15 Registered: 12/24/07
Hello everyone!
Posted: Jul 15, 2008 6:05 PM Go to message in response to: MrsJohnston09

Hi everyone.  I'm getting married on August 8th 2009 to a wonderful man.  I'm 21 years old, and I will be 22 when I get married.  My fiance is 27 and he'll be 28 on our wedding day.  My colors are white, gold, and a cereulean-colored blue.  We want to get married at Mont Bleu (a nice spa casino in Lake Tahoe). He proposed to me when I was 19, and we have been together for almost three years now - and by the time that we get married we will have been together for four.  I cannot wait to be his wife!  Anyway, it's nice to meet all of you guys.  I am currently a senior

Oh and as for our parents, they are incredibly supportive - eveyrone (friends and family) seems to be looking forward to our wedding.  Anything else that you would like to know, just ask me.  Thanks.


 

 *Soon to be the Future Mrs. Johnston*

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ryanne Posts : 1,042 Registered: 4/27/06
Re: Hello everyone!
Posted: Jul 21, 2008 11:43 PM Go to message in response to: MrsJohnston09

Hey girls!! It's been a long time since I've been on here, but I just wanted to stop back by and say....WE DID IT!!! lol.

We got married on July 12, and everything went beautifully!! The morning was pretty stressful, but once the kinks were worked out, the day was amazing!!!

These are the pictures I have so far...definitely more to come, but we're waiting on the photographer.

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=138449&l=68b62&id=605385444


 

 

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adoringbride1009 Posts : 45 Registered: 8/3/08
Hi guys!
Posted: Aug 4, 2008 3:38 PM Go to message in response to: ryanne

Wow. Being able to come and read this thread just makes me happy! I am 17 and engaged, but will 19 when the wedding rolls around. My parents are (surprisingly) very supportive, as are my FH's. Seriously though, it's not been easy, and it's not gonna get any easier. Jon and I aren't officially engaged yet.

Explaination: he's got my dad's permission, and we have a date set, but he refuses to get down on one knee until he has the ring in his pocket. He's planning on proposing in the next month or so. . .which I'm really looking forward to, even though it's gonna be a complete surprise.

We have pinned down a lot of the details already, which is gonna be great as we get down to business planning all the tough stuff. I'm adopted, and am in contact with my bio family, which is making the wedding guest list MASSIVE!

Any tips from all of your older young brides? Any advice at all? Except DONT GET MARRIED, because I am so sick of hearing that!!!!


Soon to be his bride,

Rachel 

~~Soulmate. I hope that we grow old together, soulmate. Through the good and bad and even through the heartache. We've got a special bond that'll never break, cuz, darling, you and I are soulmates. In this day and time, the right one's hard to find. That's why I'm holding on to you. Each and every night, when we turn out the light, there's no mistaking that what we have is true.~~

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Destiny123 Posts : 519 Registered: 5/5/08
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Aug 6, 2008 8:50 AM Go to message in response to: Purdy

PURDY! I have finally found my wedding date twin!! :) Our date is 6/13/09 too! I've been on this site since FH proposed in Feb and I haven't found anyone until now that shared our date!! Yea! :) Have you gotten a lot of crap about having your anniversary fall on Friday the 13th every once in a while? People are constantly making jokes about that to us, but it doesn't bother me...                  I'm 21. Will be 22 by then though..... But I'm marrying an old man.... so I guess maybe I don't fit into this thread :( I was just too excited to have finally found another 6/13 bride that I had to post!!! Good luck ladies!!!!!!!!!!!
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Purdy Posts : 25 Registered: 12/5/07
Re: brides (17-21yrs)
Posted: Aug 8, 2008 10:35 PM Go to message in response to: Destiny123

Destiny123, yay i have a wedding date twin lol....um there are a lot of ppl in my close family that their birthday actually fall on the 13th of the month so my family kind of considers it a "lucky" number....lol....but some of my friends do think its kinda weird lol. I am currently 17 but i will be 18 when I tie the knot (i turn 18 in Oct) But i dont think it matters the age ya know?? but anyway!! i will talk to u later!!!  :) :)

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ryanne Posts : 1,042 Registered: 4/27/06
Re: Hi guys!
Posted: Aug 10, 2008 11:40 PM Go to message in response to: adoringbride1009

Hi Rachel:

First of all, let the "don't get married!" stuff just roll off your back. :) I know it's really hard sometimes, but you've got to remember that they don't know what's best for you, regardless of who they are, what their experiences are, and how old they are. Age definitely doesn't equal maturity 100% of the time!

Secondly, you're going to want to really keep an eye on that guest list, because that drives your cost up more than anything else! I would do some calculations and venue shopping and nail down a specific number that you can afford to have at the wedding. Not only does that give you some idea of costs, but it also gives you a good excuse for people who try to invite themselves to the wedding: "I'm sorry, but our venue only has room for X number of guests."

Finally, really try to ENJOY planning your wedding! It is going to get really stressful and at SOME point you'll want to throw in the towel and elope, but don't do it unless eloping is what you REALLY want! Don't let stress get in the way of your wedding day!

Congrats and good luck!


 

 

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Necolei Posts : 207 Registered: 7/31/06
Hey ladies
Posted: Aug 11, 2008 4:38 PM Go to message in response to: ryanne

Hey ladies, I'm right there with you all. I got engaged when I was 18 and he was 19 now I'm 20 and he is 21 and we just finally set a wedding date. September 27th, 2009. Being we got engaged after we were only together for 6 months I guess it's not that long of a wait, but waiting sucks. I still have over a year before we tye the knot.

 

Anyways I'm hoping you ladies have some advice for me. My mother in law is trying to make this wedding soo much bigger than we both want. How do you tell your mother in law that the out of town relatives don't need to come to the wedding. We would have to add an additonal 25-30 people if the out of town relatives come. What also makes it hard to tell her no is that she is paying for our honeymoon, which will be an 8 night cruise, on top of that she is paying for our rehersal dinner and our videographer. We are paying for everything else. Should we just suck it up and invite them and hope they don't show or should we tell her that we can't afford it?

 

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ryanne Posts : 1,042 Registered: 4/27/06
Re: Hey ladies
Posted: Aug 19, 2008 12:26 AM Go to message in response to: Necolei

Necolei: Since you and your FH are paying for the wedding, the number of guests is totally your call. BUT I would definitely say that if the OOT guests are people that your FH sees very frequently or are close to, then you should invite them. I understand that it's a potential extra expense, but if they are close family you should invite them. If not, you aren't obligated to invite them. A lot of OOT guests (especially depending on the season!) won't come anyway, so it's possible that they won't come. But don't count on that. Another thing I would suggest is that should you decide to invite these OOT guests, try and cut back on things elsewhere so that you can afford it if they do decide to come(have a small cake and then sheet cakes instead of a huge cake, for instance. Or use silk flowers instead of a florist, or do your own music). It's good to stay low budget when you're young anyway!


 

 

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miamibride08 Posts : 57 Registered: 8/18/08
Re: Hi guys!
Posted: Aug 19, 2008 12:49 AM Go to message in response to: adoringbride1009

how funny i was actually wondering if there was a thread for young brides on here and its great that there is! =D well im turning 18 in sept 13 and will be getting married next year in july hopefully after 6 years and a baby i think we're pretty ready to take the big step =) so happy to see other young brides on here!

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