Surina
Curious bride March 2018 Ontario

Bridal shower

Surina, on 25/September/2017 at 08:21 Posted in Before the wedding

I am just looking for thoughts on this subject. i was married before but i have been divorced for 24 yrs.( got married really young was only married for 3 yrs). the life that i have right now has no people in it from that part of my life. any way off topic..lol should i be expecting my maid of honor to have a bridal shower for me or should i not even have a thought in my head about having one?

thank you all for your time and input.

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  • Sonja
    Featured September 2017 Ontario
    Sonja ·

    It's apparent to me that you are questioning whether a divorced woman should have a bridal shower or if that is only for 1st time brides. I think that in our modern times, no one would consider it an issue. I wouldn't be expecting it, but if you feel you'd like a shower, express that to your MOH and see how she responds. Perhaps you can ask her if she thinks it would be appropriate. You'll soon find out if she's interested in giving you a shower.

  • Daphne
    Expert bride July 2017 British Columbia
    Daphne ·
    As others have said, if you want one, go for it, but if you don’t, it’s not a big deal. I didn’t have one and no one complained.
  • Lisa
    VIP bride May 2018 Ontario
    Lisa ·
    Ya if you want to have one, then have one! For sure. But I wouldn't make it an expectation on your MOH though.
  • Ashley
    Featured June 2018 Alberta
    Ashley ·

    If you would like to have a shower thrown just hint at it to your MOH, I have told my girls what weekend works for me as I'm moving before our wedding. and all my MOH said was for me to pick a day.

  • Joey
    Administrator May 2015 Maryland
    Joey ·

    I would never expect one, but if someone wants to throw you one and you'd like one, then absolutely go for it! I don't think having been married before means you cannot or should not have one.

  • Rekramer
    Devoted bride November 2018 Ontario
    Rekramer ·

    Have a shower if you want one. That's all that matters in this case.

  • Becca
    Curious bride October 2019 Ontario
    Becca ·

    If you want a shower then have a shower! Its your wedding you get to make the decisions, especially about something like a bridal shower! I see absolutely no reason why you wouldnt be able to have one.

  • Ashley
    Devoted bride March 2018 Ontario
    Ashley ·

    It sounds like you would want a bridal shower, so maybe let her know ideas you have and offer to help out! I don't think that because you have been married before it should stop you from having the bridal experience!

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