When freelance writer Jessica Murphy got engaged, planning her wedding was the last thing on her mind. In a response to the ever growing cost of the wedding industry (and the brides who can’t stand it!), she developed this fun and tell-tale way to decide if you’re an “anti-bride” – the Anti-Bride List.
Anti-brides are not anti-wedding or anti-commitment. They’re nontraditional, practical people who love the idea of spending their life with someone special, but don’t exactly like the idea of spending thousands of dollars to host a wedding. Do you think you’re an anti-bride? Let’s find out. Here are the ten ways you’ll know that you’re an anti-bride.
1. You need to be convinced to have a wedding.
2. Bridal boutiques give you the creeps.
3. You don’t believe that the wedding is “all about the bride.”
4. You let your bridal party decide what to wear.
5. Save the dates. What save the dates?
6. You’d rather go for a hike than have a bachelorette party.
7. You opt for nontraditional wedding invitations.
8. You fight tooth and nail not to have a bridal shower.
9. You don’t own anything resembling a wedding planner.
10. You only need a few months to get your act together.