I’m Engaged — And My Friends are Enraged

One newly engaged bride didn’t anticipate this reaction from her friends



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Sometimes the unexpected happens — and sometimes it’s not a good surprise. Being ready for this possibility may help to keep things from being blown out of proportion.

A Hudson Valley bride asks: “All of my family and most of my friends were thrilled when I told them that my fiancé had popped the question and that we’re beginning to make plans for our wedding. I was more than taken aback, however, when a few of my girlfriends seemed less-than-happy about my news. I can’t believe that anyone wouldn’t want to share our joy. I’m really surprised and upset and don’t know how to deal with this. What should I do?”

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Congratulations — you're involved in a wedding! Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride or hubby-to-be, an attendant or a guest, Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all your need-to-know questions about your nuptials.

Judy Lewis is the founder of HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites. In her spare time, Judy loves to compose poetry and create collages. She currently resides in Kingston with her husband and business partner, Jon.

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