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[Cross-culture marriage] All Bridesmaids Should Agree to Follow These 10 Little Etiquette Rules [Copy link] 中文

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7. Leave the drama at home

"This day is not about you. You are thereto support the bride," shares Flaherty. "Yes, you have been chosenfor a special role however, it is all about the couple getting married. Don'tbe a diva!" That also means don't get drunk and don't make a scene, say,if your ex turns up with his new girlfriend.

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8. Make an effort

Sure, you show up for bridal events and thewedding, but having a smile on your face goes a long way. "You shouldalways pay attention to the bride and be present, this is a really exciting timefor the bride and staying off your phone and having fun together is extremelyimportant," says Flaherty. (Find out the secrets a wedding planner willnever tell you.)

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9. Speak up about financial concerns

"Being a bridesmaid can get expensive andif you know there are certain things you may or may not be able to afford beupfront with the bride before all the festivities get started," Flahertysays. "It is OK to say no, because if you say yes and then can't afford todo certain things it ends up causing unnecessary tension and potentialarguments."

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10. Keep your opinions to yourself

This is the bride's big day. She has spenthours finding her dream dress, choosing the perfect flowers, and fantasizingabout how everything would come together. "Don't give unsolicited feedbackon her design or wedding details," says Khalil, "Let her create a visionthat feels special to her, not everyone has to love it as long as she ishappy!" Farley also shares that, "A bridesmaid should be supportive,positive, joyous and ready and willing to participate in all traditionalactivities on the day of the wedding (such as the bouquet toss) even if she isnot a fan of such traditions herself." Speaking of traditions, find outwhy brides stand to the left at weddings.   

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