WEDDINGS
09/12/2014 07:51 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

12 Emotional Highs Only Brides Would Understand

If you're knee-deep in wedding planning hell, we're here to remind you that it's not all budget-induced panic attacks and guest list drama. Actually, there are some pretty awesome moments that -- we promise -- will make all the other B.S. worth your while. Below are the 12 highest highs you'll experience as a bride.

When you find the perfect dress and it's in your price range:
When your cake-tasting appointment arrives and calories no longer matter:
When you finally track down the last RSVP:
When you see the look on your partner's face as you walk down the aisle:
When the officiant says the magical words, "And now you may kiss the bride":
When you realize you somehow got all of your family and friends under one roof:
When your maid of honor gives a super sweet toast that makes you feel like a million bucks:
When the dance floor fills up and the DJ plays your jam:
When it's all over and you head back to the bridal suite where you put on your comfiest PJs:
And then chow down on some leftovers from the reception:
When you arrive at your honeymoon destination and all your troubles wash away:
And when you get your wedding photos back and realize you made one bangin' bride:

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