Your best friend is getting married, and she's probably super nervous about the future ahead. After all, so much stress happens during wedding planning, but what about the stress of actually being married? There are a few things to say to your best friend before her wedding, both to ease her mind, and because she's one of your very favorite people.
If you've never been married, here are a few things going through your friend's head right now: "What if one of my bridesmaids never shows up?" "What if my partner forgets their vows?" "What if I forget my vows, and freeze up there in front of all my friends and family?" "What if married life totally sucks?" "What if my dress decides to choose this magical moment to not fit, despite all the alterations?" And more. Really, her head is filled with panicky thoughts and absurd feelings, and even if her partner is absolutely the most amazing person on earth, she might have weird doubts that had never existed before. Weddings and marriage? A huge deal.
But, thankfully she has you. You've always been the one to help keep her level, and she'll need you now more than ever. Not only is your support totally golden, but she needs your reassurance that everything will go off without incident. And if something does happen, hey — it won't tarnish the actual marriage. The wedding is just one day.
Here are a few helpful things to say to your bestie before her big walk down the aisle.
1. "I'm really, really proud of you."
Anyone can get married. But, it's still a really scary step. If your friend is the first of the group to take the plunge, she might be wondering whether or not she'll be singled out from other group events. See, for some reason, people often assume that married people are too busy to hang. No matter what, once she says "I do," everything changes. This little nudge of support helps show her that no matter what, the two of you will be close, and that you totally approve of their union.
2. "If something happens to go wrong, that is absolutely OK."
Wedding planning takes a lot out of you, and sometimes certain vendors really act like small details are super important, and super necessary. So if your friend got wrapped up in the wedding pandemonium, she might freak out if something happens to go wrong. Planning has been a key part of her life for a while now, and she might be on edge if it's not executed the way she envisioned.
Something will go wrong. Something always goes wrong. So, you want to remind her that the part people care most about is watching her say "I do" and starting the next chapter of her life. If something goes wrong, it'll make for a funny story months after the festivities.
3. "You look absolutely stunning."
And, she will. You might break down into tears when you see her all decked out in her wedding gear. But, it's always nice to hear these words out loud from your best friend, especially if she's expressed disappointment about past hair and makeup trials, or had a weird bout of dress regret.
4. "You did such a great job planning this."
Again, wedding planning can often be like a second job, even if it's just a low-key event held in the backyard. Your friend will probably be worried that she totally missed a detail, or fear that guests won't be having fun. What she needs to focus on is the fact that she's getting married, and that's huge. Commenting on her planning effort will make her feel really good on the inside.
5. "If you need anything, just let me know."
Know what's gross about being a bride? If your dress is on the fluffy side, you might need help with going to the bathroom. It's something that nobody really talks about, or arranges before the reception takes place. It takes a true friend to make that offer, and it'll make her stress less if nature calls during the event.
Of course, there's other, non-bathroom-related ways you can help. Picking up lunch for you and the bridesmaids beforehand, or simply being a second contact that the wedding planner has access to, can really make all the difference.
6. "I've really been looking forward to this day."
Since you're best friends, her big day is a big day for you, as well. And saying this is a calm, cool way of stating "I really think you and your partner are a match made in heaven." You obviously want the best for your friend, so you're excited that she found someone great and decided to take that next step forward.
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Last updated on June 6, 2022 by Michelle Devani
It can feel like your best friend is your soulmate, your long lost sister/brother and your twin. You’ve basically known each other inside out and you have spent almost every part of your life with them. You usually can talk about anything but what should you say to your best friend in one of the biggest day of their life, their wedding?
On a wedding day people need support and beautiful words that they will remember all their life. Tongues get tied sometimes, especially when you are expected to say something amazing to your best friend. Do not fret. Here are amazing words to say to a best friend on her wedding day;
1. I Know God Have Planned An Amazing Life For You, And This Is The Prove
People believe in destiny and knowing that destiny is favoring them in this marriage will soothe them. By saying this you are reminding her to be grateful and to be happy for the future that lies ahead.
2. I Wish You The Greatest Road That Lies Ahead With Your Partner
A little wish that you send to their way will be thoughtful and calming. Wishing your best friend a great, new journey ahead with her husband is all she ever asked for.
3. You Will Always Have Me
There is a little bit of worry in your best friend’s head that they might be distant from you. But assure them that you will always be by your best friend’s side and you are not someone who shows the Signs of Conditional Love.
4. You Should Have Faith In This Marriage
Give her/him a little word of advice to keep her/his mind from wandering. Tell her that if the love is still there, you need to have full faith in the marriage.
5. I Could Not Be Happier That You Have Found The Love Of Your Life
Show your support by saying that you are happy that she/he have found a soulmate and doesn’t need to be searching for it anymore. This will make her heart light when she/he knows that you are happy for them.
6. You Are Beautiful/Handsome
Appearance is a big thing that someone prepares for their wedding. Assuring them that they are beautiful right now, will make them calm and confident to walk to a new romantic life. This is the perfect words to say to a best friend on her wedding day
7. I Know You Are Ready To Be With Your Husband/Wife
Sometimes people get nervous before going into the married life. What you need to do as their best friend is telling them that you are completely sure that he/she is ready to go into that life. Your best friend will feel more confident and calm. It's a great Things to Say to Help Someone Who Is Stressed Out.
8. I Will Always Be Your Best Friend And This Is My Vow To You
Vows are ordinary in a marriage. But a vow from a best friend is something big and it will even make your best friend tear up a little. This is words to say that you wholeheartedly wants to be in their life, and that is beautiful.
9. I Am Proud Of You
When your best friend is frantic in their wedding day, you need to calm her/ him down by saying that you are proud of them. This will make them stop, smile and be more cheerful from that moment on.
10. He/She Is Lucky To Have You
People can feel not confident when entering a marriage. Saying this not only boost their confidence but also their love towards their partner that is waiting for your best friend to get married to them. These words will make a wedding-ready heart.
11. If Something Goes Wrong, It Is Okay
Things go wrong and incidents happen. Your best friend have probably replayed this possibility countless times in their head and they freak out because of them. Soothe them by saying life might happen and it will be okay.
12. I’ve Been Waiting For This Day To Arrive
Best friends share excitement about everything, including about the biggest day which is wedding. Saying this will make your best friend more excited about the wedding.
More Tips On Words To Wish To A Best Friend On Her Day
You’ve known the words, now you need to know how to say them:
1. Make It Personal
Dig deep on your past good and bad memories with your best friend. After that, tell them how they are wonderful based on their experience and how your best friend’s wife or husband fits her perfectly.
2. Use Poetic Words
Making poems is a great way to sum up your feelings into one. Poems also convey the message that you are thoughtful and you have dug deep into your feelings
3. Don’t Be Afraid To Feel
Genuinely smile or even cry when saying these words to convey the real feeling behind the words. Because sometimes, words don’t say everything.
Signs That Your Best Friend Is Ready To Be Married
Signs that your best friend is mentally ready to greet a new life ahead;
1. She/He Doesn’t Question The Soon To Be Husband/Wife
Your best friend doesn’t question the loyalty or even any aspect of his/her soon to be spouse. That means your best friend is ready to live in a happily ever after. Your best friend does not show the Signs That She Doesn't Want to Marry You.
2. Your Best Friend Is Calm
Sometimes being too happy is not a good sign. Being calm and poised is a sign that your best friend is mentally ready to go to the aisle.
3. Your Best Friend Does Not Run Away
Your best friend does not make attempts to run away from the wedding which is a big positive sign.
It’s hard to find words to say to a best friend on her wedding day. But the words above, although simple, will be a great thing to make your best friend way happier and ready for the marriage. At the end of the day, be her absolute best friend for the biggest day of your best friend’s life. If you’ve done this, you are good to go!
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What do you say to a friend before your wedding day?
We're/I'm so happy for you!.
Wishing you lots of love and happiness..
Wishing you a long and happy marriage..
Wishing you the best today and always..
So happy to celebrate this day with you both!.
Best wishes for a fun-filled future together..
Wishing you fulfillment of every dream!.
What can I write to my best friend on her wedding day?
I promise I'll be by your side throughout it all. I promise to support you both for whatever adventures this new life as a married couple brings you. I promise you this is just the beginning, and I am so excited to watch you grow into the kickass, wonderful wife I know you'll be.
What do you say to a friend on her wedding?
Casual Wedding Wishes.
"Here's to a long and happy marriage!".
"Wishing you all of the love and happiness!".
"We're so happy for you!".
"I'm seeing a fun-filled life in your future. ... .
"So honored to spend this happy occasion with you and your family.".
"Wishing you the best today and beyond.".