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Tell Us About Your Craziest #WeddingMishap! Plus, Enter Our @SheSpeaksUp Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 05.11.16
Tell Us About Your Craziest #WeddingMishap! Plus, Enter Our @SheSpeaksUp Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!
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Brides all want their wedding day to be perfect, but sadly, that is not always how it turns out. From rainy weather to falls down the aisle to an embarrassing guest, we have all seen something at a wedding that we wish didn’t happen. We just hope that everyone can laugh about it later!

What surprise happened at a wedding you attended… or at your own? Briefly tell us in the comments section below - we will randomly select three winners who will each get a $25 Amazon gift card!

In addition, our favorite stories will be featured in a future SheSpeaks newsletter. And as a thank you to those who are selected, comments we use in our newsletter will also receive a $25 Amazon gift card.

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*Three lucky commenters will be chosen at random to receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Giveaway is open through May 29th, 2016 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email. We will also notify those who submit comments that will be included in a future newsletter by email. Stories may be slightly edited for publication.

Update: Thanks to all for entering! The winners are SheSpeaks members MusicLady1022, Duhduhdestany, and sammosam. Congrats to them!

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  • christinlilly By christinlilly

    We eloped!! I was so excited, throwing my bags out of the window and off we went, but when it came time to get ready I was a nervous wreck and nearly passed out. Couldn't even put my own shoes on. As the minister was stating our vows I was swaying and about went out, they only thing that kept me 'afloat' was he kept saying our names wrong. We ended up getting married by two different names HA HA! I guess that's what you get when you get married by a stranger. Thankfully our names are right on our certificates!

  • Byrdy1999 By Byrdy1999

    It was my wedding. My husband's tux was too tight, especially around the neck. His head looks like it was oozing out of his shirt. After the ceremony, he loosened his shirt and a bright red ring was all the way around his neck. It looked like he had just removed a noose. It was a running joke all night, that he couldn't escape our wedding.

  • Dbackfan By Dbackfan

    After we were pronounced man and wife we turned around to walk down the aisle and all of our groomsmen had on the big black glasses with big noses. We both burst out laughing and even to my MIL being upset with us We took wedding pics with us both wearing the glasses!

  • thebramble By thebramble

    The mishap that sticks in my mind is where the priest kept mentioning the former wife's name during he ceremony. Easy to understand, though ... the groom (my dad's friends) had been married about 5 times ... twice to the same women (I think?). AWK-ward!

  • KouponKat By KouponKat

    I was at a friends wedding when the power went out, delaying dinner service by about an hour.


    Our wedding was great, except when I forgot my vows. The priest had to prompt me. But we had several mishaps on our honeymoon. I got sunburned on the second day and had to sleep in the spare bed. My husband got a really bad case of food poisoning and lost his wedding ring in the ocean. But on the last day, we found $150 floating in the water, so we went out and had a super expensive dinner to end the week on a high note.

  • vette599 By vette599

    Everything seemed to be good to go. Everyone was ready, including myself (on the biggest day of my life - really?). My matron of honor turned and looked at me and said, "Where is your marriage license?" A feeling of despair came over me. I had left it at home!!! My matron of honor sent her husband to my house to locate the license and bring it back to the venue. As if the day wasn't stressful enough! At least we can look back on it and laugh now!

  • Jenny391 By Jenny391

    We were married on July 4th in a church with no air conditioning. I had on a long-sleeved, high-neck gown that was HEAVY with beads. Standing next to my husband as our minister was performing the ceremony, I kept wiping my face with a hankie I carried. I started to feel dizzy and started swaying and my husband grabbed my hand and whispered was I alright. I said I think I might faint and just then, I did! So embarrassing. I chose my gown with an October wedding in mind as I don't tolerate heat. Would not have picked July for my wedding but that's what happens when you have an overbearing mother and don't stick up for yourself!

  • daholte By daholte

    It was my wedding. We wanted to save some money on the video so we set up the camera ourselves at the altar and my husband-to-be was going to flip the switch on when he came out to take his place. Well.....he forgot! So we don't have a video of our ceremony :(

  • beetea By beetea

    I have been at a wedding where the flower girl wanted to do her own thing.

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