Memorial Day may be the unofficial start of summer, but it's also the official start of wedding season. Between the last weekend in May through October many of us 20- and 30-somethings will be attending at least a handful of "fairytale" weddings. And if you don't have a permanent +1 in your life, your blissfully happy friends may not have the budget or the headcount to allow you to bring a date, leaving you at the dreadful singles table.
But fear not! Being a single lady at a wedding is no longer an opportunity to answer embarrassing questions from nosy relatives of the couple, such as: So when will it be your turn? Nor will you have to act like a football player, diving across the dance floor to catch a bouquet for dating luck.
It's time to embrace your just-for-you wedding invitation and have a blast on someone else's dime. Here's my easy-to-follow guide for how to have the time of your life as an unattached wedding guest: