You can't please everyone. Especially the Internet.

There's a subreddit called r/WeddingShaming and as the name suggests, it's a place where people trash everything from brides and grooms, in-laws and outlaws to venues and menus as well as decor and Uncle Bob's armpit odor.

Of course, it's not all out of spite. Some posts that get a ton of attention are funny and lighthearted. Like the one where a bride shows off her mom's dress, a white gown, way fancier than her own (12,000 upvotes).

But as you might've already noticed in Bored Panda's earlier piece on the subreddit, it's the juicy stuff that gets its 189,000 members riled up. So continue scrolling and join the judging team: upvote the pics that deserve criticism or tell us in the comments if they should be rehabilitated.

#1

Shaming These Awful Parents, While The Siblings Rock

Shaming These Awful Parents, While The Siblings Rock

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Eslamala
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1 month ago

Love the siblings!

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An engaged couple makes a lot of big decisions about their special day that not only impact them but also their guests; while they want to stay true to their own desires, they also have to consider what their guests might enjoy. After all, everyone's a part of the ride. "Financial worries are usually forefront for most couples," wedding planner Lisa Burton told Bored Panda.

"The worry is they can't afford the wedding day they want and might have to compromise too much. With the couple's expectations being so high, they worry the reality won't live up to the dream."

#2

This Is A Whole New Level Of Bridezilla

This Is A Whole New Level Of Bridezilla

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Full of Giggles
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1 month ago

My heart hurts for the mama. WTF is wrong with people?

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#3

Bride Claims “No Masks Allowed” At Her Wedding

Bride Claims “No Masks Allowed” At Her Wedding

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

The last person 👏👏👏👏👏

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Burton, who has over 14 years of experience throwing weddings abroad, said another worry for her destination wedding couples is that the expectations of the guests — who have spent money flying across the world to attend their wedding — will not be met. "There's a lot of pressure to provide the 'perfect' wedding experience. I try to reassure them that guests are on holiday first and foremost so they are in a more carefree state of mind. Most, if not all guests will not have attended a wedding abroad before, and certainly not at the same venue so they have nothing to compare it to. Even if your day is perfectly simple and intimate they’ll still be experiencing something they’ve never experienced before. This usually helps to calm the bride and groom."

#4

The Audacity Of This Wedding Guest And Their Mum! Plan Your Own Special Moment, Cheapskates!

The Audacity Of This Wedding Guest And Their Mum! Plan Your Own Special Moment, Cheapskates!

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Hilary Mol
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1 month ago

YOU DON'T PROPOSE AT SOMEONE ELSE'S WEDDING.

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#5

Newly Engaged Dependa (Not My Story)

Newly Engaged Dependa (Not My Story)

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Jo Johannsen
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1 month ago

RED. FLAGS. EVERYWHERE.

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But some things can make the guests leave with bitter memories. "Family dynamics can be hard to balance at a wedding," Lisa Burton said. "It's one of the main things a couple can struggle with, especially if the family doesn't get on."

The seating arrangement, for example, can be enough to set off a conflict. "If a family member ends up being seated next to someone they don't like, it can affect the atmosphere at the reception. We once planned an intimate wedding of 16 people and they had 6 tables at the reception (instead of the usual one or two). This was because family members did not speak and refused to sit next to each other at dinner," Burton recalled.

#6

Bruno Mars Disapproves. Probably

Bruno Mars Disapproves. Probably

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Eslamala
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1 month ago

Still don't get what kind of idiot has a wedding in the middle of a pandemic, and what kind of morons actually attend said wedding. They deserve to get Covid, Ebola, Cholera and the Kennedy curse, because they're idiots.

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#7

Double-Shame? Moh Knew She Had Been Exposed Before The Pandemic Wedding

Double-Shame? Moh Knew She Had Been Exposed Before The Pandemic Wedding

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Eslamala
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1 month ago

Why the fck have a wedding in the middle of a pandemic, though? Just... WHY??

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According to her, expense is another possible issue. "If a couple is marrying at a luxury venue, this typically means the costs of drinks will be high. If the bride and groom don't offer an open bar then guests may have to 'dig deep' if they want a few rounds of drinks. This can often lead to disgruntled 'sober' guests."

Venue accessibility can also cause a few headaches. "If you know your venues has difficult access or steep entryways then make sure your guests are prepared. Less able guests may need help and negotiating steep cobbled pathways is no fun in stiletto heels!" Burton said.

#8

Just Saw This On Facebook... Eek

Just Saw This On Facebook... Eek

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Full of Giggles
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1 month ago

Welp, that’s one way to lose a lot of friends.

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#9

Went To A Wedding And The Mil Wore This... Would You Be Okay With It?

Went To A Wedding And The Mil Wore This... Would You Be Okay With It?

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Hilary Mol
Community Member
1 month ago

I saw a photo similar to this one (with a similar story, no doubt), and the bride actually got sneaky and paid a server to "accidentally" spill wine on the MIL's "not a wedding dress" dress. I gotta say, I'd be tempted to do something like that if someone was that disrespectful at my wedding.

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Event planner, life coach, and author Amanda Hudes thinks that this type of wedding shaming is childish. In her opinion, complete strangers stalking a ceremony via the Internet just to criticize it is akin to talking behind someone's back in high school.

"Shaming comes from a place of insecurity and almost never about the person who is being shamed, but rather the person shaming," Hudes told BRIDES.

#10

Ooooo Yikes

Ooooo Yikes

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Hilary Mol
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1 month ago

Of course it was Florida.

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#11

Spotted On Facebook

Spotted On Facebook

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Jo Johannsen
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1 month ago

The bride needs to conspire with her bridesmaids to stick a "I'm not the bride" sign on the MIL's back.

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#12

I Feel So Bad For This Bride (Groom's Family Poses For Photos Without The Bride)

I Feel So Bad For This Bride (Groom's Family Poses For Photos Without The Bride)

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Kat
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1 month ago

Sould have never married a man who allows this kind of behaviour towards his bride...

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#13

Has Any Other Country Had People Wear Their Flag As A Wedding Dress? No? Just... Ew

Has Any Other Country Had People Wear Their Flag As A Wedding Dress? No? Just... Ew

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Sarcastic Cow
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1 month ago

Cut is nice, but the fabric...

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#14

How Dare People Be Offended When I Want A Giant Wedding In So. California Where Someone Dies From Covid Every 6 Minutes! Muh Freedumb Of Speech!

How Dare People Be Offended When I Want A Giant Wedding In So. California Where Someone Dies From Covid Every 6 Minutes! Muh Freedumb Of Speech!

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Eslamala
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1 month ago

I hope she gets her tubes tied.

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#15

Man Proposes To Woman After Which She Grabs Her Phone To Upload A Picture On Instagram

Man Proposes To Woman After Which She Grabs Her Phone To Upload A Picture On Instagram

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Warrior Mama
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1 month ago

"If it's not on Instagram it didn't happen"

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#16

Sounds Like It’ll Be A Healthy Marriage!

Sounds Like It’ll Be A Healthy Marriage!

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
1 month ago

*shudder*

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#17

Sounds Like A Great Idea To Save A Few Cents! May Save Even More When The Twin And His New Bride Don’t Come To Your Wedding!

Sounds Like A Great Idea To Save A Few Cents! May Save Even More When The Twin And His New Bride Don’t Come To Your Wedding!

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Manuela Martins
Community Member
1 month ago

Look, if you write in your post "I don't want to seem rude" you have already given yourself the answer. Deep inside you know this is not the right thing to do, so don't be an a**.

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#18

There’s Still Time To Change Your Decor

There’s Still Time To Change Your Decor

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cat in a tank
Community Member
1 month ago

i don't get themes like this. i know if i married the love of my life i would do it because i wanted to spend the rest of my life with someone. but these kinds of jokes imply it's more of an obligation by society. you don't even have to marry anyone!

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#19

Starting Off Marriage By Secretly Going Against Your Fiancé’s Wishes... Yikes

Starting Off Marriage By Secretly Going Against Your Fiancé’s Wishes... Yikes

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Hilary Mol
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes. Yes, you are.

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#20

Is It Possible To Get Married To A Cop Without Theming Your Entire Wedding Around His Job? Extra Sensitivity Points For “Stop Resisting” Being Used In Reference To Donuts, Instead As The Usual Excuse To Kill Black People

Is It Possible To Get Married To A Cop Without Theming Your Entire Wedding Around His Job? Extra Sensitivity Points For “Stop Resisting” Being Used In Reference To Donuts, Instead As The Usual Excuse To Kill Black People

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Carol Emory
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1 month ago

I don't agree with the Stop Resisting wall of Donuts. You could have put a sign up that said "Police tactical supplies, require equipment!"

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#21

Engagement Photo Shaming

Engagement Photo Shaming

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Michelle M
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1 month ago

Whatever drives your tractor 🤷🏾‍♀️

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#22

Wedding Shaming Myself A Bit... I Would Personally Recommend To Ask Your Pastor/Celebrant To Step To The Side When The Kiss Takes Place. All Personal Preference Ofcourse. Although Hubby’s Hair Does Smell Good

Wedding Shaming Myself A Bit... I Would Personally Recommend To Ask Your Pastor/Celebrant To Step To The Side When The Kiss Takes Place. All Personal Preference Ofcourse. Although Hubby’s Hair Does Smell Good

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Lys Chen
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1 month ago

I could try to photoshop him out if you would like me to? :)

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#23

Even Outdoors, A 500-Person Wedding Feels A Bit Out Of Touch Right Now, Doesn’t It?

Even Outdoors, A 500-Person Wedding Feels A Bit Out Of Touch Right Now, Doesn’t It?

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Eslamala
Community Member
1 month ago

Fckn idiots

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#24

Groom’s Mother Hospitalized With Covid And Pneumonia 2 Weeks After Mask-Less Wedding In Florida

Groom’s Mother Hospitalized With Covid And Pneumonia 2 Weeks After Mask-Less Wedding In Florida

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

The photographer and I were the only two people of 60 that wore a mask at my sister’s wedding. None of events staff wore one. We were in the middle of Arizona’s 3rd wave. My BIL’s family took COVID back to their hometown which had been completely untouched by the virus up to that point. Two people died within the first 10 days the ILs return home. Oh, and BIL’s brother made national news because he was dragged off the plane after refusing to wear his mask on the return flight. Not to mention, my long-COVID (I was not contagious the day of the wedding) became active and I developed pneumonia, again.

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#25

My Free Photographer Is So Much More Important Than My Sister’s Well-Being And Happiness!

My Free Photographer Is So Much More Important Than My Sister’s Well-Being And Happiness!

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Eslamala
Community Member
1 month ago

You're telling me none of you would think, to yourselves, something like that?? REALLY?? as long as she doesn't say it out loud, I don't see the problem

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#26

My First In The Wild Spotting! Same Person. I’ll Just Pay Everyone In Experience!

My First In The Wild Spotting! Same Person. I’ll Just Pay Everyone In Experience!

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Michelle M
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1 month ago

Probably an influencer

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#27

Don’t All Good Wedding Proposals Start With Being Pressured To Continue An Unwanted Pregnancy? But Seriously, This Is A Terrible Thing To Do

Don’t All Good Wedding Proposals Start With Being Pressured To Continue An Unwanted Pregnancy? But Seriously, This Is A Terrible Thing To Do

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Helen Haley
Community Member
1 month ago

Divorced by 25 and in a financial hole till 40.

Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
1 month ago

Not necessarily. Wishing them the best. Maybe it was a bad choice, maybe it was a good one. Bet the baby will think it was a good choice, had he or she been asked.

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K Witmer
Community Member
1 month ago

He manipulated her. Her feelings didn't matter so now she set a precedent for him to never care about what she wants or says. As long as he gets his way he's fine.

Channon Doughty
Community Member
1 month ago

Such a scary thought, but you're right

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Mrs. Jan Glass
Community Member
1 month ago

I can tell you about fifty different women who were in this same scenario, esp. when the man doesn't want her to abort HIS baby, and it always ends horribly... especially for the child/children.

Jessica Aubé
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So all of those woman you know have kids who would have preferred to be aborted ?

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Kat
Community Member
1 month ago

Maybe that's why she was actually scared, I mean, together for such a short time and she wsn't sure how he saw their relationship...

Seabeast
Community Member
1 month ago

I wonder if he sabotaged the birth control?

DarkAngelNic
Community Member
1 month ago

Holy Toxic Hell!

Ivana
Community Member
1 month ago

I am glad it worked out, sounds like the biggest concern she had was that she would be financially responsible for a child she knew she couldn't afford with a man she was uncertain she would have a long term relationship with. I am 100% pro-choice but I have never met a woman who thought of it as an easy solution and to feel like that is the only solution because of very real financial concerns is sad. Happy it worked out and it sounds like she is happy.

Otter
Community Member
1 month ago

I hope you're right, but her description of throwing up, constantly crying, and fighting with Mr. Sperm doesn't sound like someone who's just worried about money.

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Suzanne Haigh
Community Member
1 month ago

I really hope it works out for all of you.

Nadine Bamberger
Community Member
1 month ago

Great, now a perfectly innocent child also gets dragged into this mess and when all things go belly up as they are bound to do it's sure as hell not the guy who will be the single parent.

Jaguarundi
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow, it's unfortunate that this is still so common. The service person meets a civilian, crashes in love with them and despite the civilian's protestations, insists on immediate marriage. Yep. "An Officer and a Gentleman" movie had this scenario spot on. I've witnessed this many times myself.

Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
1 month ago

Oof.

Terry Tobias
Community Member
1 month ago

There's part of the story missing: is she happy now or not. Inquiring minds want to know!

Renee Letkiewicz
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm sorry what just happened?!?

SlothyK8
Community Member
1 month ago

Did almost the same thing. It nearly ruined my life. My child is the light of my life, but the despair of an ill-considered marriage and devastation of the divorce less than 3 yrs later nearly killed me. So whatever.

Manuela Martins
Community Member
1 month ago

Lord have mercy.

Chloe *Leah* Pheonix
Community Member
1 month ago

At least she doesnt care if she gets shamed

RandomBeing
Community Member
1 month ago

I am so confused

Steve Wilson
Community Member
1 month ago

My brother knocked up his 15 yo gf when he was 16. She kept it quiet until nearly the end when the s**t hit the fan. They got married six days before the baby was born. 51 years ago. They’re still happily married.

Alex_cat lover
Community Member
1 month ago

Poor u

Gremlan jonnson
Community Member
1 month ago

This is the absolute worst one on the list, jesus f**k

Kno
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh wow. Wow. What a mess.

Wednesday
Community Member
1 week ago

huh... I hope it works out. And don't be afraid to ask for help from him, from family, friends, counselors, whoever you trust.

Ralph Burton
Community Member
1 month ago

Treat each day as it comes and never go to sleep without making up after an argument. We've been married 54 years, works for us. Good Luck xx

Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Wish You the Best. Really. Hope You have a long, happy marriage and a Nice family. Not every Bad beginning leads to Bad ending.

Kelly Von Tee
Community Member
1 month ago

That poor kid.

Nikki Owens
Community Member
1 month ago

Please just stop having sex.

California Jones
Community Member
1 month ago

Sounds like a Wattpad story...

Jessica Julian
Community Member
1 month ago

Seriously...good luck. I hope their lives are wonderful.

Mike Loux
Community Member
1 month ago

That poor baby. Gonna grow up all kinds of messed up.

Pudgy Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

If you weren’t planning on marrying before the pregnancy, then getting married because of it is a huge mistake.

Jo Johannsen
Community Member
1 month ago

Prayers for you all.

Denny Cwiek
Community Member
1 month ago

The prognosis does not necessarily have to be negative. They could end up being happy together and grateful they did not kill their unborn child.

Emperor Shrek
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1 month ago

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She didn’t say if she kept the baby or not

Vetus Vespertilio
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1 month ago

The baby is five months old.

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Cheri Aline Sydney
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1 month ago

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You knew you were having sex, you could have been taking precautions. Noone played a trick on you! You should now stop complaining and count your blessings... One of which is that he is happy about the baby and the other is that it appears he truly cares about you!

Paddling Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

1. Birth control is not 100% effective. I know a few people who got pregnant DESPITE using protection. 2. He manipulated her into having a baby she didn't want. He did not respect her right to choose and instead of listening to her and supporting her, he proceeded with his own agenda: "To keep this baby, I will ask her to marry me". 3. He doesn't truly care about her. He cares about the baby. I don't see any blessings here and I feel sorry for the child.

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Ryan Deschanel
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1 month ago

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"It"?! She called her child a "it"?! More seriously, this is a beautiful love story with a non-murdered-baby, so why is it here?

Eslamala
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1 month ago

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Nobody forces a fckn adult to have a child they don't want. Be a fckn grown up and stop blaming others, considering you'll be raising a child that, after all, you DECIDED to have.

Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 month ago

Excuse me? How about you educate yourself about domestic/spousal abuse? Yes, someone can force a woman into having a child. Age is fking irrelevant because maturity can’t protect you from psychological manipulation or the physical wrath you’ll receive if you fail escaping. An abuser brainwashes you into believing you are worthless and can’t survive without them. If that doesn’t work, they threaten to kill you or your family, or they’ll threaten to take your kids away. And there’s always assault or rape. They’ll do just about anything to scare you from leaving. So, no we don’t get a choice. We are forced to have a child we don’t want.

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#28

Another Bride Comparing Her Wedding To Protests

Another Bride Comparing Her Wedding To Protests

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

What people must understand, is that arguing with idiots is just pointless...

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#29

Wedding In Madrid (Spain) Last Week, A City That Most Definitely Do Not Have The Virus Under Control

Wedding In Madrid (Spain) Last Week, A City That Most Definitely Do Not Have The Virus Under Control

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

I love the wedding outfit tho...

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#30

Damn... That Was Pretty Sudden

Damn... That Was Pretty Sudden

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Chucky Cheezburger
Community Member
1 month ago

Meh...It can happen. On our first date,I told my (future) wife I was going to marry her, and told her so...Looking back,that's really weird, I know. But here we are 20+ years together closer than ever.

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