04/10/2015 02:08 pm ET Updated Apr 10, 2015

7 Stages Of Wedding Season When You Haven't Been Invited To Any Weddings | Bustle

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As you can tell from the excited office conversations, “special wedding issue” magazine covers, and humblebragging Facebook posts all around you, we’re at the beginning of “wedding season” — an annual rite of passage where twentysomethings are asked to spend six months of their lives devoting most of their free time and all of their disposable income to presenting gifts of upmarket cookware to people who are in love with each other. But what if you’re a twentysomething who hasn’t been invited to any weddings this summer? What does it feel like to be left out of wedding season entirely?