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Wedding Workers Are Sharing Wedding Red Flags That Say "This Ends In Divorce"

"I guess," the groom said.

Have you ever been to a wedding and thought, "OK, these two are definitely going to get divorced"?

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Well, wedding industry workers — from photographers to servers to planners — think this all the time. On Monday, Reddit user u/Justhearmeoit asked people to share wedding red flags/situations that scream, "This ends in divorce."

Wedding photographer
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Here's what people said:

"I photographed the groom and saw his eyes light up when a guest arrived. I looked over, and it’s a cute woman in a short dress. He smiled, walked up to the woman, picked her up and swung her in his arms. Best smile I captured of the groom all day. Marriage didn’t last six months from what I’ve heard."

u/Twitfried

"It was the third time the bride had hired me, and all the guys had been carbon copies."

u/ChronosDustorm

"I was busy serving drinks and suddenly loud yelling and screaming started right behind me. Turns out, the bride had somehow found out that the groom had hooked up with her sister right before the wedding ceremony."

u/SuperConfusedCoryn

"The groom danced with his MOM more times than he did with the bride."

u/pm_me_your_molars

Mother-son dance
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"When the bride and groom argued over why the groom's mother shouldn’t get all the money given to them on their wedding day. Yeah, that was a red flag."

u/JoeEIRE

"I work in the industry, and I saw it before entering. Soon-to-be husband came up to me — a total stranger — and asked what I would do if I found my fiancé hooking up with her dance partner three weeks before the wedding."

u/psnWaikato

Groom texting
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"Wedding DJ here. I had a wedding a few years ago where the groom was a total dickhead. When it was his turn to make a speech, he refused to make one. When the bride's sister begged him to please make a speech, or at least just tell the bride she looks beautiful, he got up, took the mic, mumbled to her that she looks beautiful, and sat back down."

u/MrBashew

"When the bride ended the toast with 'Well, as nice as you are, you'll make a great first husband.'"

u/Scoobymaybe

"I bake wedding cakes and cookies, but this happened before I was in the business. A week before the wedding, the bride was talking all about how excited she was to get married because that meant she could finally do cocaine. What? Groom was confused and asked for more info. Bride was like, 'Well, they say when you do drugs, you should do them with someone you trust.' She planned on them doing it on their honeymoon.'"

u/YaDrunkBitch

Wedding toast
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"On the night of the wedding, I brought the bottle of champagne up to the room along with some other things we did for a wedding night. I quickly open the door and walk straight in. The bride is bent over the chair with her wedding dress over her head and having sex with the best man."

u/NotaBodder

"I worked a wedding where the bride and groom hardly talked the entire wedding. It was like they had nothing in common. And then later, the groom pretty much fucked off halfway through and went home because, and I quote, he was 'tired.'"

u/Eggsegret

"I was at a wedding, and when the 'I do' came, the groom said, 'I guess.'"

u/MissCarolineC

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"Used to serve at a lot of weddings. At one very expensive engagement party, the groom got drunk and tried to pick a fight with one of the servers. He then punched another guest and had to be walked out. Bride seemed upset but not shocked."

u/true-romance

"I ran an upmarket hotel and restaurant that sometimes hosted weddings. Made a rookie error and booked in a wedding for Christmas Eve. This should have been a warning sign, as it shows a pretty significant lack of consideration for friends and family, making them travel across the country on one of the most irritating days of the year, when we’d all rather be at home with family preparing for the next day."

u/Joveticklemyballs

Do you, as a wedding attendee, have any red flags when attending weddings? Let me know in the comments below!

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