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“My Mother-In-Law Wore A Wedding Dress To My Wedding”
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“My Mother-In-Law Wore A Wedding Dress To My Wedding”

The wedding season is upon us. So, once again, it’s time to dive into the worst bridesmaid or groomsman outfits known to humankind while coping with awkward seating arrangements. There are many etiquette rules when it comes to being a wedding guest. And while you can get away with breaking a few of them, there are some sacred ones you should always abide by. Wearing a white gown to witness other people get married, as you might guess, is one of them. However, when Amy Pennza’s mother-in-law showed up to her big day with a bridal gown, Amy wasn’t even mad. She understood her. But if you want to know how a woman can pull off such wedding attire and get away with it, you need to read Amy’s explanation.

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After Amy’s tweet went viral, people began asking for deets

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Which made Amy pen an in-depth explanation of the whole situation

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Ignoring the dress code isn’t the only way to get unwanted attention at a wedding. And you don’t have to be an expert on etiquette to avoid it. Common decency is enough. For starters, keep your phone on silent because a ceremony where the couple exchange vows only to be interrupted by an obnoxious ringtone isn’t exactly ideal. Heck, you can even play it safe and unplug it for the entire event. Secondly, try to avoid complaining if something isn’t to your liking. Months — sometimes even years — go into the preparation of a wedding. Everything from the venue to the menu is selected after careful planning, and by the time the big day rolls around, chances are that the bride and groom are probably pretty proud of how it turned out. So whether it’s too hot or the food isn’t up to your standards, make an effort of keeping your opinions to yourself. Also, even though weddings are a celebration and you’re supposed to have fun, be aware of your alcohol intake. As great as open bars are, spending all of your time sipping the free wine and beer could lead to doing plenty of things that will be captured in photos for life.

Having read the backstory, most people changed their minds

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Bukky Olaneye
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3 years ago

Despite everything the daughter in law didn't mind,and she is the only one's opinion that counts,so please stop with all the negative words,so depressingly tired

Hard 2 Guess
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3 years ago

Thank you. This should be the top comment.

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Carol Emory
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3 years ago (edited)

I think the other thing you learn growing up in poverty is how to share. So what if she showed up in a wedding dress? My own mother would never watch her own grandson without expecting payment. She would constantly bad-mouth our relationship to anyone who would listen "It won't last a year," she'd say. My MIL was a generous kind woman that was so proud of her grandson and of me for believing in her son. And if my MIL had shown up to my wedding wearing a wedding dress..I'd have gladly shared the floor and the light with her...because she deserved nothing less. We sadly lost her in 2014. And I'd give anything to see her today...wedding dress or not. Some things in this world are just not worth getting angry over. Who cares what she wore...she's there for them when they need it, she loves them and that's all that matters.

Carol Emory
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3 years ago

I think I would have actually busted out laughing if my MIL had shown up to our wedding wearing a bridal gown.

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Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch
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3 years ago

When I was getting married I wore a dark suit. So did my dad. So did her dad. So did my close friends. I never thought twice about it since then.

Carolien Bakker
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3 years ago

Hahaha, this shows exactly how ridiculous protocols about clothing actually are. Very good point

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Bukky Olaneye
Community Member
3 years ago

Despite everything the daughter in law didn't mind,and she is the only one's opinion that counts,so please stop with all the negative words,so depressingly tired

Hard 2 Guess
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you. This should be the top comment.

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Carol Emory
Community Member
3 years ago (edited)

I think the other thing you learn growing up in poverty is how to share. So what if she showed up in a wedding dress? My own mother would never watch her own grandson without expecting payment. She would constantly bad-mouth our relationship to anyone who would listen "It won't last a year," she'd say. My MIL was a generous kind woman that was so proud of her grandson and of me for believing in her son. And if my MIL had shown up to my wedding wearing a wedding dress..I'd have gladly shared the floor and the light with her...because she deserved nothing less. We sadly lost her in 2014. And I'd give anything to see her today...wedding dress or not. Some things in this world are just not worth getting angry over. Who cares what she wore...she's there for them when they need it, she loves them and that's all that matters.

Carol Emory
Community Member
3 years ago

I think I would have actually busted out laughing if my MIL had shown up to our wedding wearing a bridal gown.

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Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch
Community Member
3 years ago

When I was getting married I wore a dark suit. So did my dad. So did her dad. So did my close friends. I never thought twice about it since then.

Carolien Bakker
Community Member
3 years ago

Hahaha, this shows exactly how ridiculous protocols about clothing actually are. Very good point

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