Bride feels betrayed after her close friend reveals pregnancy before her wedding.

A bride-to-be has taken to Reddit to share her frustration after finding out her close friend and bridesmaid will be six months pregnant on her big day The Daily Mail reports. Posting on the popular website, she asked readers whether she was right to be angry or if her reaction to the news was entirely selfish.

A Change Of Plans

The bridesmaid in question was responsible for planning the bachelorette party which the bride now worries will be changed to accomodate the pregnancy. “This bridesmaid was also planning my super secret bachelorette party that I know no details of, but I’m assuming it involved drinking that will probably either be changed or cancelled,” she said. The bride says she believes that members of the bridal party who become pregnant should immediately tell the bride due to the impact it can have on the day, from the organising of the ceremony, to the dresses and photographs. Despite attempting to explain her outrage, the post has since been deleted after a stream of comments criticising the bride for being a ‘bridezilla.’

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Life On Hold

Responses were quick to label the bride’s expectations as selfish. “It’s good that you’re entertaining the idea that this reaction is selfish,” wrote one commenter. “It means there’s hope you won’t bridezilla all over the place.” “You can’t ask someone to put their life on hold for your wedding,” wrote another. “You are being selfish.” Others pointed out that expecting someone to share news of their pregnancy immediately was unreasonable. “Many people wait until the first trimester is over to tell people…So no, your bridesmaid was not obligated to tell you anything.”

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We think the whole thing is just ridiculous when both women have something exciting and wonderful to celebrate. If a pregnant bridesmaid is the only thing the bride has to worry about, she’s doing pretty well!

Do you think this bride is overreacting or has she got a point? Let us know in the comments.


  • Total bridezilla. Don’t know why people get so caught up in it that it ruins relationships


  • Yep Bridezilla. Clearly she is a little on the selfish side and can’t conceive the idea that someone else may not change or demand everything be changed just to suit them.
    Also, how about she talk to the bridesmaid about it first, not post to reddit. I know the party is meant to be a surprise, but that doesn’t mean you can’t discuss the bridesmaid not drinking.


  • She’s over reacting – I bet her pregnant friend isnt expecting everyone to stop drinking jst because she has. Maybe it’s. minor hiccup re her dress, but that’s it…


  • I think the bride is over-reacting, but if it does upset her so much then maybe the bridesmaid could offer to step down from her role.


  • I am baffled as to why being pregnant stops someone from planning activities and being part of a wedding. It really makes no difference; enjoy the wedding and also the pregnancy. Plenty of joy and good times for all to share.


  • Yep I think so too, the bride is overreacting. She could have seen it from the positive side, more to celebrate !


  • I think the bride is overreacting. I’m sure the bridesmaid will still do her best to make this special day memorable.


  • What she the fuss about. She’s pregnant not sick she doesn’t have to change anything I think the bride is a bit jealous


  • She won’t be about to burst, only 6 months so it should';t effect anything except the sizing of her dress.


  • I don’t think there is anything wrong with a pregnant bridesmaid and I’m sure she will be still capable of planning a hens night.

    • I agree – the focus will be on the bride – less worry and more remembering the reason for getting married.


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