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    Default Vent....Pretty annoyed right now at mum.

    So I'm pregnant. We're meant to be getting married next year, but we're not sure if we're going to go ahead with it and instead have a family only wedding later this year that will be incredibly small.

    Anyway, my Mum just called me and asked what we're doing on Friday and I asked her what did she mean? She said are we going to go look for an outfit for Nan (as my bro is getting married next month) and I said, sure, let me know what time and where etc. She then proceeded to tell me, that if we couldn't find anything for Nan we'll look at wedding dresses for me. I said I don't think there's any reason to as we don't know what we're doing with the wedding yet. She then said "No, it will be a good incentive for you to lose weight, no one likes a fat bride"

    Sorry Mum, I didn't realise that I still have to go and starve myself and lose all this weight whilst being pregnant just so I look good for a wedding day that may not happen. My main priority is to be healthy for this pregnancy, yes, but to say it so crass. B*tch.

    Just needed to get it off my chest. Why say it if it's not nice to say.

    And FYI, I'm already watching what I eat and exercising, even before I found out i was pg.

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    What a horrible thing to say!
    Good grief *shakes head*

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    I think my answer would have been something along the lines of 'Well if you don't like the bride don't come'.

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    Yeah, it ****es me off that she was thinking about the dress and not the health of her grandchild. >

    And like she can talk! She isn't a picture of health, either. At least I'm on my way to doing something about it.

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    Oh my god That is horrible, you poor thing!

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    What a stupid thing to say.
    Maybe she thought she was being funny? I don't know... obviously you know your mum best, but I can't for the life of me see how anyone would think that was reasonable.

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    Default Re: Vent....Pretty annoyed right now at mum.

    :-( I agree with PP, maybe she was trying to be funny? Otherwise, that's pretty hurtful!

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    How horrible.

    I have a pretty acid tongue, if my Mum said that to me I would spit back "Yeah well, remember you are the Mother of the Bride and they have a lot of attention on themselves too ya know.... dont want to look like a stuffed turkey at Xmas, do you now!"

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    Default Re: Vent....Pretty annoyed right now at mum.

    That's so nasty! I can relate, my mum told me on the morning of my wedding that she didn't like my dress and thought it was ugly.

    Thanks mum.


 

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