We’ve all heard the disastrous wedding stories, ranging from bad weather and food poisoning to newlyweds AWOL.
But now people have shared stories of the biggest wedding disasters they have witnessed after Clawdy asked Mumsnet to tell horror stories.
Clawdy wrote: “My worst memory of the wedding was when DH’s cousin got married. He was reluctant to go and said it might be difficult … In fact, it was!
“Old Uncle Wilf, drunk, fell off the steps and broke his leg, and the groom had to be prevented from attacking his new MIL with a bottle of wine!
“DH’s mother scolded her brother for not going, saying, ‘You missed a beautiful wedding.'”
The post, shared on Tuesday, did not disappoint, with more than 250 responses revealing a catalog of misfortunes.
In a post entitled “The Worst Wedding You’ve Ever Been to?” Blueagain recalled: “My cousin’s wedding. Police were called in to stop a fight between the groom’s father and the groom’s brother-in-law. A real iron fist with screams and threats ”.
Livpool said: “Where I was 8 months pregnant and I didn’t eat. It was a buffet meal and the tables that were named first served most of the food.
“I was not able to catch the meat when I did [was] pregnant and that was ALL [that] it stayed so we ate all the mini cakes on our table. Horrible. “
Mareas commented: “I went to a friend’s wedding where one of the other guests was wearing a white lace midi dress, which seemed a little sleepy. The bride and her mother stabbed her all day. “
Dragonsmother said, “We went to a wedding reception at a friend’s garden. They were out on sticks. They had to be roast pork and baked potatoes. There was almost no food. Some of us had an apple as a main dish. “
Ehb102 replied: “The wedding at 11:30, where no food was served until 18:00, stuck in my mind. There is no other food to buy. The couple had four hours of photography and then did parliaments before dinner. “
Speakout said: “My friend, the ceremony was lovely, in a picturesque country church, the reception at his house in a dilapidated country house. I just visited the bathroom to see the groom fucking one of the bridesmaids. against the wall ”.
Scruffanddodge shared: “Another very horrible wedding was when the bride arrived drunk. She and the bridesmaid drank vodka and champagne the night before. They fell asleep on the couch and woke up with the arrival of the “They got drunk and opened up a little more champagne just to avoid the hangover. They didn’t want to get married. They lasted a year.”
TheGlitterati replied, “During the wedding breakfast, an old man fainted for food. Everyone thought he had had a heart attack. It was terrible!”
“When the boyfriend got drunk and told my husband he didn’t want to have children (but his new wife really wanted to be a mother). They don’t have children and the wedding was 7 years ago. I’m sorry for her.” say Catscatscatseverywhere.
The following graph, provided by Statista, shows the age at which people marry around the world.
Justkidding55 recalled: “I went to a friend’s wedding and was sitting next to her mother with whom she had a very toxic relationship. Her mother continued to make derogatory remarks during the speeches, then annoyed her daughter in a moment and he was asked to leave. “
And RishiRich speculated: “Bad marriages seem to have one or more common factors:
“Unpleasant / incompatible spouse / spouse. Violence. Bad reception: difficult location, insufficient food / shelter / seating, long distances, expensive attendance “.
In the UK, where Clawdy is believed to be found, the average wedding in 2021 cost £ 17,300 ($ 21,431), with almost half, 48 per cent, exceeding the budget.
The data, taken from a survey of Stuck revealed that 72 people were the average size of the guest list, with an average age of 33 brides and 34 brides.