The Bride Translator
When she says: Wow, I would've never thought of picking this ring setting.
She really means: I know you really tried, but we're going to have to do something about this ring setting.
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When she says: I want you to be involved in the planning.
She really means: I want you to schedule the appointments and keep track of the spreadsheets, but I really don't want to hear why you think teal is better than turquoise.
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When she says: I'll just DIY it.
She really means: I'm in total denial about how much work this will actually take, but I have no intention of spending $13 for a single wedding favor.
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The Bridal Shower
When she says: I'm really stressed about the bridal shower.
She really means: Can you make sure your mother acts normal during the shower?
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When she says: I'm thinking something rustic-chic that still feels totally elegant.
She really means: I'm trying to make everyone happy here, so just tell me what you like.
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