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    Updated on Sep 3, 2020. Posted on Aug 27, 2015

    21 Things That Happen When Your First Friend Gets Married

    Jesus Christ this is grown up.

    1. At first, you will freak out because omg there's no way you are old enough to have friends getting married.

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    You graduated about 10 minutes ago ffs.

    2. But then you'll be over-the-top delighted for your mate.

    3. As soon as your friend starts talking about dresses, and hair, and menus, you'll start getting even more excited.

    4. But eventually you'll get a ~teeeny~ bit bored of peep toe vs. closed toe shoe chat.

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    You still care, obviously. You just don't need to hear about it every time your pal changes her mind about the flowers.

    5. Of course, you'll tell everyone you know that you're going to a friend's wedding.

    6. But if you think you've already been on an emotional roller coaster, you just wait 'til the hen do.

    7. Before the wedding, you'll spend a lot of time planning your outfit.

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    And buying a lot of waterproof make-up.

    8. And as soon as you get to the wedding, you'll feel a sudden omg-what-even-is-this pang.

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    You have imagined your friends getting married before, but now it is literally happening.

    9. Seeing your friend looking beautiful and walking down the aisle for the first time will hit you hard.

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    You might even cry some big, snotty tears.

    10. And if seeing your friend looking gorgeous didn't get you, listening to the couple exchanging vows will.

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    "There's just something in my eye."

    11. Once the ceremony's done, you'll get a bit possessive over your friend.

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    You'll want to make sure she knows that you were VERY TOUCHED INDEED by her wedding but also that she must not become a boring married person now.

    12. And if you know her parents, you'll momentarily turn into a cringe aunt and talk about how proud you are of how far their daughter's come.

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    This'll be even more dramatic if you've already started boozing.

    13. When it's time for dinner, you'll be left with no choice but to get properly wasted.

    14. So by the time the friends and family speeches come, you'll be hysterical.

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    Pack tissues!

    15. Even though you may not even be close to thinking about marriage yet, the whole day will have you thinking about how you'd do things on your big day.

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    Careful, though: If your S.O. is your plus-one and you voice your own wedding plans too enthusiastically, they may freak out.

    16. When the time comes for your friend to throw her flowers, you'll go a bit crazy.

    17. And when the dancing starts, you'll properly go for it, pausing every few minutes to grab your friend and shout, "YOU ARE MARRIED!"

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    "LIKE 100% MARRIED!"

    18. A lot of selfies will be taken.

    19. You'll become best friends with a fellow wedding guest who was formerly a stranger.

    20. Every now and then, you'll catch a glimpse of the couple chatting among themselves, or smiling at each other, or just having a lil' dance and your literal heart will explode.

    21. And even though everyone moans about going to weddings every weekend, you had so much fun that you cannot imagine a better way to spend every waking weekend for the rest of your life.

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    And you'll spend the next six months hedging bets on who will be next.

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