Wedding planning nightmare: AITA for calling the bride-to-be manipulative and awful?

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Wedding planning can be stressful, but what happens when a bride-to-be takes it to the extreme? One group of friends is wondering if they were in the wrong for calling their friend's bride manipulative and awful. After being treated like servants and cash machines, they've had enough. But when they confront her, things take a turn for the worse. The groom is caught in the middle and is now asking for his friend's help to fix the situation. But should they? Was calling her out too harsh? Join the discussion in this AITA post.

Groom's isolation raises concerns among friends before wedding.

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Bride-to-be's busy schedule causes concern for groom's family. 🤔

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Groom's sudden engagement causing family drama and distance.

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👰😒 Bridezilla demands perfection and tasks without consent. AITA?

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Groom's family regrets offering to help with bridezilla's demands.

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Birds, carriages, and chaos: A bridezilla's dream wedding

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Father refuses to pay for bridezilla's Disney wedding, chaos ensues 😱

rakahr11 | rakahr11

👰 Bride accuses groom's friends of sabotage at weekly gathering

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Bridezilla alert: Maid of Honor calls out manipulative behavior 👰🚨

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Wedding party threatens boycott over bridezilla behavior. 💔

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Groom wants me to apologize to manipulative bride-to-be. AITA?

rakahr11 | rakahr11

Wedding planning gone wrong 😭 💔

A group of friends are questioning if they are in the wrong after a bridezilla demands a lavish wedding and accuses the groom's friends of sabotaging her wedding. The groom's friends have been concerned about the bride's controlling behaviour and lack of cooperation, resulting in a heated argument where one friend calls her manipulative and awful. Will this altercation jeopardize the wedding or will the bride come to a compromise?

NTA for not wanting to spend money on a potentially abusive wedding. Encourage your friend to leave the manipulative bride-to-be.

gw2kpro | gw2kpro

NTA for recognizing emotional abuse and wanting to help friend.

Southern-Currency-13 | Southern-Currency-13

NTA calls out manipulative bridezilla, advises friend to recognize situation.

denasher | denasher

NTA for calling out manipulative bride-to-be and supporting friend.

fortifythenuclei | fortifythenuclei

Bridezilla alert! NTA calls out manipulative bride-to-be 🚨💍

Bluejewel_13 | Bluejewel_13

Intervention idea for groom in abusive relationship with manipulative bride.

hajitaha | hajitaha

Calling out entitled bridezilla: NTA stands his ground 👊

ChainerPrime | ChainerPrime

Friend demands too much, NTA, time to cut ties. 🤝

Plutocrase | Plutocrase

Friendship woes: When reaching out only leads to disappointment 💔

OneBall23 | OneBall23

NTA for calling out manipulative bridezilla. Friend's loyalty questioned.

sugarintheboots | sugarintheboots

Cutting ties with the groom? 🤔 NTA wins!

Stunning_Grocery8477 | Stunning_Grocery8477

Don't be a cash machine for an over-the-top wedding 💰🚫 NTA

Lotex_Style | Lotex_Style

Is this bridezilla a repeat offender? 🤔

Harabael | Harabael

Commenter questions communication in wedding planning, reply dismisses gender bias.

Cadence_828 | Cadence_828

Hilarious response to horse carriage and NTA judgement 😂👍

Life_aint_fair71 | Life_aint_fair71

NTA suggests a drastic solution involving a time machine.

PhilRiverStreet180 | PhilRiverStreet180

Spotting signs of abuse and supporting male victims. ❤️

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Recognizing domestic abuse: How to help a friend in need. 👥🤓

carrieberry | carrieberry

Commenter calls out incel-like writing in hilarious way. 😂

PiggySmalls11 | PiggySmalls11

Supporting a friend in an abusive relationship 🤝

BandNervous | BandNervous

Commenter calls out entitled bride-to-be for ridiculous demands 💯

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Wedding expenses = post-divorce debt 💸😬

mesm93 | mesm93

Is three years of dating enough? 🤔

Tumbleweedenroute | Tumbleweedenroute

Wedding drama: Supportive response to NTA comment. 🙌

curiousbelgian | curiousbelgian

Be honest, harsh maybe. Life isn't sugar coated. 🤷‍♀️

tiredandcranky89 | tiredandcranky89

Friend speaks up against manipulative bride, loses friendship. NTA 😔

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Wedding planning gone wrong. NTA for speaking up 👏

Prestigious_Tip_1104 | Prestigious_Tip_1104

Is 3 years too soon to get married? 👰🏼🤵🏻

RichardBachman19 | RichardBachman19

Bridezilla alert! Groom's family expected to pay for everything. NTA.

Southern-Currency-13 | Southern-Currency-13

NTA suggests bridezilla should pay for her own wedding planning 💸

aurjorhan | aurjorhan

Honesty is key to any meaningful relationship 💯

Creative-Echo-8406 | Creative-Echo-8406

NTA and bird releases are cruel 🚫🐦

Rusalka1960 | Rusalka1960

Friends and family missing in bride-to-be's wedding planning nightmare? 🤔

shappa357 | shappa357

👰🏻‍♀️🤯 Beware of the MEGA PSYCHO BRIDEZILLA! 🚨💍

Ok_Association_2917 | Ok_Association_2917

Clear cut case, NTA 👍

JoinMyPestoCult | JoinMyPestoCult

Be there for your friend, but don't enable abusive behavior. 🤝

ThrowAwayGoddess6 | ThrowAwayGoddess6

👍 Not the a**hole for calling out manipulative bride-to-be.

drbeerologist | drbeerologist

Not the a**hole! But why did the bride-to-be act manipulative?

South_Cantaloupe2156 | South_Cantaloupe2156

Wedding expenses without meeting? NTA says comment.

madginny6666 | madginny6666

User shares experience of emotional abuse, provides support to OP 💪

imaginary_donuts | imaginary_donuts

🚩 Red flag alert: Commenter warns friend about abusive bride-to-be.

Matelot67 | Matelot67

Commenter suggests posting in a rants sub instead 😒

darkmalemind | darkmalemind

Don't be a cash cow 🐄, let the bridezilla pay 💰

Scarletzoe | Scarletzoe

Helpful advice for a friend in a toxic relationship 💔

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Wedding planning gone wrong: Friend needs support, not manipulation. 🤝

Formerhurdler | Formerhurdler

You go! Standing up to toxic behavior 💪👏

daughterofnarcs | daughterofnarcs

Bride demands bird feces at wedding, commenter says NTA.

NotYourMommyDear | NotYourMommyDear

Groom's poor judgement leads to wedding planning disaster 🤦‍♂️ NTA

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Bridezilla hires a bird and expects you to pay? NTA.


Commenter empathizes with victim of possible abuse behavior. NTA.

HarnessMeDesignsOUB | HarnessMeDesignsOUB

Simple weddings are the best weddings ❤️👰

MattAmoroso | MattAmoroso

Clear judgement: NTA

alexisbarclayalexei | alexisbarclayalexei

Breaking the silent treatment: NTA's solution to wedding drama 🤐👍

stuie382 | stuie382

NTA refuses to lend money to manipulative bridezilla 👰🏻‍♀️

PhoenixEcho1 | PhoenixEcho1

NTA! Tell us more about this manipulative bridezilla 👀👰

Galrad | Galrad

Is the bride-to-be faking her tears? 🤔

naughtyzoot | naughtyzoot

Support for calling manipulative bride-to-be a 'HUGE a**hole' 👍

Tight_Corner | Tight_Corner

Be there for your friend in an abusive relationship 👍

KassMonday | KassMonday

NTA is a hero for calling out bridezilla behavior 👏👰

Mysterious-Wish8398 | Mysterious-Wish8398

Commenter predicts impending relationship doom with 💸 savings advice

dhumbleguy | dhumbleguy

No obligation to pay for wedding, send $50 and leave 👋🏼💸

FremdShaman23 | FremdShaman23

Friend needs help: NTA calls out manipulative bride-to-be. 🙏

ChavoDemierda | ChavoDemierda

Wedding planning drama: Is it worth losing a friend over?


Spotting controlling behavior: how to deal with it 👀

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