1. You'll spend hours curating detailed Pinterest boards of your favourite wedding dresses. Pinterest / Via uk.pinterest.com And then you'll discover they’re all designs from 2013, or aren’t available to buy anywhere in the Northern hemisphere. 2. You'll suffer deep shock when you learn that some wedding boutiques actually make you PAY to go try on the dresses. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. So let me get this straight, I have to pay 50 BRITISH POUNDS to come and try on your £3,000 dress? 3. You'll have a major dilemma over your underwear situation before the appointment. Flickr: silkyside / Creative Commons White or nude underwear? Strapless bra or stick-on? No-VPL thong or giant fortress pants that squeeze your whole body in like a sausage skin? 4. You'll respond with silence, bewilderment, and "help me'" eyes when the shop assistant asks, "So, what is it you’re looking for?" Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF imgur.com Ummm… a dress? 5. You'll secretly think, Who the fuck would wear that? approximately 100 times as you walk around picking some dresses to try on. Flickr: albedo20 / Creative Commons Even in the very nicest shops there will still be LOADS of dresses in your hate-abase. 6. You'll convince yourself you're not going to be one of THOSE brides who spends the cost of a car on a dress you're only going to wear once. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @theasianweddingguide And then inevitably fall in love with the most expensive dress in the shop. 7. You'll feel the fear that if you touch the dresses you'll somehow leave grubby paw marks all over them. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @thelittlebeautiquenz You’ll silently thank yourself for being way too lazy to fake tan the previous evening. 8. You'll experience the weird sensation of being clipped into a dress by a woman you’ve never met before. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @jrosegrimes Just remember, this is totally fine because it’s what happens to Beyoncé backstage ALL THE TIME. 9. You'll get trussed up so tight you wonder how brides actually eat… View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram: @eacostumes Would your guests mind if you changed into joggers and a hoodie for the meal? 10. …or walk. Flickr: wwarby / Vreative Commons With a skirt this long you're going to have to spend your whole day shuffling around like one of those creepy wind-up toys. 11. You'll feel the pressure of the "grand entrance" every time you try on another dress. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @targislubnewarszawa There is nothing to make you feel quite as self-conscious as being unveiled to your bridesmaids like an exotic bird. 12. Someone WILL cry. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via giphy.com Whether it’s a friend, sibling, or mum – there's always one. 13. All the brides in the shop will secretly be hoping THEY look the best. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @cocomelodyofficial *sucks stomach in, stands on tiptoes* 14. You'll put on at least one incredibly unflattering dress... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF FOX / Via silveramber.tumblr.com And even your kindest bridesmaid will be like, "Hmm, maybe it's not quite right". 15. ...and wish you’d bothered to sort your hair out before this amount of mirror time. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF HBO How can you even to contemplate feeling like a beautiful angel when you have greasy locks and a chin spot? 16. You'll ask, “Have you got one exactly like this, but cheap?” View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @thebridalstudio And you just know the shop assistant is doing a thousand eye rolls inside. 17. You'll play mind games with your bridesmaids by waiting for their opinions first. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Universal Pictures If possible, you'll try to have zero facial expressions. This is basically a fascinating psychological experiment to you. 18. You'll fall in love with the "cathedral length" veil the shop assistant pops on your head at the last minute to "complete the look". View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @mary_me_bridal And then promptly fall out of love with it when she quietly mentions how much it costs. 19. You'll have passive-aggressive conversations with your mum about what counts as "too revealing". Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF TLC "Of course you'd never choose anything backless, would you darling?" 20. You’ll wonder how to point out that you feel slightly overaccessorised. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @robercaballero The lady starts bunging tiaras, belts, jewelry, AND twinkly shoes on you. 21. You’ll try to convince yourself to just buy a cheap dress off Asos. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Just think what you could do with the money you save! 22. But then you'll think, TO HELL WITH IT, I’ll only get married once. Warner Bros. And secretly slash your partner's budget to pay for your dream dress.