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The Guests 15 kinds of people you'll definitely meet at weddings

Different kinds of people show up at wedding ceremonies, and each of them play different roles at the event. Here are 15 people you are guaranteed to meet at weddings.

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Newlyweds dancing with wedding guests play

Newlyweds dancing with wedding guests


Weddings are the ideal setting for reuniting with family members and friends whom you may not have seen in a while.

Different kinds of people show up at wedding ceremonies, and each of them play different roles at the event.

Here are 15 people you are guaranteed to meet at weddings, according to the Bustle.

  1. The bitter bridesmaid: A member of the bridal party and the pity party, this lady loves feeling sorry for herself. When she's not standing beside the bride, she's complaining about her single status to anyone who will listen (or is just too polite to run away).

  2. The frat-tastic groomsman: He's there for the open bar… and not much else. Though he's honoured to stand by his bro on the big day, his priority is to get drunk and dance till his clothes come off. And trust us, they will.

  3. The six degrees separator: Even the bride and groom aren't quite sure how this person scored an invite. But after asking around, they remember that he is the son of a second cousin of an aunt of a friend of the bride's father. 

  4. The judgmental grandma: She scoffs at the bride's cleavage-baring dress and rolls her eyes upon seeing the DIY decor. Mind you, this guest does not have to be an actual grandma to offer her unwanted opinion.

  5. The unofficial photographer: She has a drink in one hand and an iPhone in the other. While she captures some sweet candid moments, she's too busy thinking of the perfect caption to enjoy the fun. #weddingstruggle

  6. The overly emotional aunt: She is just ::sniff:: so ::sniff:: happy ::sniff:: for the bride ::sniff:: and ::sniff:: groom. In between her tear-filled tangents, she shares stories about the bride that only lead to more crying.

  7. The drunk uncle: He's the reason the couple considered a dry wedding. Unable to hold his liquor or off-colour commentary, this relative will be found passed out in the bathroom by the end of the night.

  8. The one upper: This couple got married outdoors. She got married outdoors… in Italy. This couple served filet mignon. She served filet mignon… and lobster. But don't get the wrong idea. She thinks this wedding is "absolutely adorable."

  9. The faux foodie: You'd think this guy was a judge on Top Chef by the way he eats his dinner. Every bite is followed by a comment on appearance, flavour, and originality.

  10. The creepy cousin: He spends dinner staring you down from across the room, and offers an awkward wave when you finally make eye contact. While he's probably harmless, it may be best to avoid him on the dance floor.

  11. The resident hottie: Sporting a suit and winning smile, he makes all the women swoon. Be ready to fight for his attention, especially against that cute but cunning flower girl.

  12. The 'kiss kiss' chanter: She constantly hits her champagne flute in hopes of witnessing a good lip-lock between the bride and groom. At first you find it cute, but after a few minutes you start thinking of ways to steal her glass.

  13. The dancing queen: This lady is the life of the party… or at least the dance floor. Though she specializes in the 'Cupid Shuffle' and 'YMCA,' she's not afraid to bust out her own unique moves.

  14. The Debbie downer: Forget politics or pop culture. This guest would rather discuss divorce stats with her dinner mates. Though it'd be easy to start an argument with the resident pessimist, it's better you simply smile and nod.

  15. The mic hog: He may not be the best man or father of the bride, but that doesn't stop this guest from making a speech. Depending on how many drinks he's had, his sentiments could be super sweet or hilariously awkward. Either way, you're happy to sit back and listen.

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