Frequent question: What are the wedding blues?

Do brides get depressed after the wedding?

You’re not alone. Some brides and grooms experience bouts of depression after the ceremony.

Is it normal to cry after your wedding?

When all the planning, attention and excitement fade away, it’s easy, and totally normal, to feel a little deflated. But don’t worry—the postwedding blues are a real thing (so no, you’re not going crazy) and it’s worth examining what the cause of it is.

Why do brides cry at their weddings?

It’s sentimental to tear up on your wedding day, but don’t be afraid to hold back the Kim-K tears! Supposedly, it’s good luck for the bride to cry on her wedding day as a crying bride means that she has shed all the tears she has and will not have any to shed during her marriage.

Is it normal to feel regret after getting married?

Therapists say most people experience at least some minor disappointment as they settle into a new marriage, but 5% to 10% of newlyweds suffer strong enough remorse, sadness or frustration to prompt them to seek professional counseling. Emily Summerhays, 30, felt regret immediately after her 2002 wedding ceremony.

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Why are weddings so emotional?

The family dynamics shift with a marriage. Sibling rivalry may be reactivated. Competitive feelings between friends rise to the surface, and previously important people feel left out. And that is why some people cry at weddings.

Do Weddings make people feel lonely?

photographed by Megan Madden; produced by Sam Nodelman; produced by Yuki Mizuma. But anyone who has ever been to a wedding, been in a wedding, or thrown a wedding ceremony knows that they’re often filled with stress, and can even leave people feeling bummed out. …

Why do I feel sad on my wedding anniversary?

As with many psychological phenomena the anniversary effect happens for a reason. Research shows that our brains store painful, sad or traumatic memories in an easily accessible way so that we can be reminded of, and warned off, the dangers to protect us from something similar happening again.

What do most brides forget?


  • Arranging transportation for the families, wedding party, and/or guests.
  • Assigning someone to gather and secure gifts.
  • Cake cutting set.
  • Cake topper.
  • Card box.
  • Cash for vendor tips.
  • Eating a healthy breakfast.
  • Getting a good night’s sleep before the wedding.

Is it OK to cry at your wedding?

Crying is beautiful. It is one of the most lovely expressions that couples show during their wedding ceremony. Tears come from the heart and are a symbol of your love and happiness. So remember ~ it’s okay to cry during the ceremony.

Why does my wife get mad so easily?

Hormones. Most women hate to blame their behavior on hormones (they hate it even more when you do), but hormonal fluctuations are a reality and they can lead to erratic moods and lead you to think she’s crazy (she’s not). There is little a woman can do about this outside of knowing herself and managing things.

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How often do people regret getting married?

The issue is so common it’s even got a name: “Post-nuptial remorse.” And according to a recent survey, 1 in 11 people regretted getting married on their actual wedding day!