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Redneck Gravy

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Re: EH Classic - The Jealous Bridezilla 11-29-01
« Reply #15 on: Yesterday at 12:45:40 PM »
I agree with most of the assumptions in the OP (and suspect a bit of exaggeration/sarcasm for grins).

In the first paragraph, we learn that she views them as great friends, but Michael's view is different as he didn't prioritize letting her know about his engagement. I think the biggest assumption I'm making here is that Michael is in a healthy relationship with Jennifer.

About the comment in the second paragraph: "but I said fine, dancing with him wasn't something to cause trouble over or question her psycho ways" I assumed she said it all to Michael, but it is unclear. That colored my perspective, for sure. Even if she didn't say it all, it still suggests that she had to make the decision to not cause a stink over dancing with her ex on his wedding day. For most of us, I don't think such a comment would even need to made because it would be such a non-issue. It made me think LW believed she was denied something that she was owed and took the high road of not making a fuss.

For me, the third paragraph had "extinction burst" written all over it. This guy is clearly fading out of LW's life, and she doesn't like it. So.... she "makes several calls over the next week" so she can play the "I'm going to die" card. She is ignored (more evidence to me that Michael and Jennifer are doing just fine), but persists until she gives in with a "farewell, cruel relationship" message.

Finally, the last paragraph is where she still can't let go, and sends in the flying monkeys. OK, Michael and fiancée don't look good by playing the message to others, but it is much more of a stretch for me to see the LW as the rational person in this story.

All we know about Jennifer is that she didn't want her fiancée to dance with anyone else on their wedding day, and that she played several voicemail messages from LW for family members. Maybe a bit insecure and defensive, but she sounds much more reasonable than the LW.

I pretty much agree with everything you said.

But I wonder if someone took the LW's side if we knew how she made the leap to pschyo or that he let her know as soon as they discussed the reception that his new bride had made it clear that her new groom would not be dancing with anyone else that we might have a different opinion? 

I suspect the LW is a nut but then again I wonder what might have been left out to make me wonder about Jenny as well?

 


Bert

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Re: EH Classic - The Jealous Bridezilla 11-29-01
« Reply #16 on: Yesterday at 05:19:19 PM »

Finally, the last paragraph is where she still can't let go, and sends in the flying monkeys. OK, Michael and fiancée don't look good by playing the message to others, but it is much more of a stretch for me to see the LW as the rational person in this story.

All we know about Jennifer is that she didn't want her fiancée to dance with anyone else on their wedding day, and that she played several voicemail messages from LW for family members. Maybe a bit insecure and defensive, but she sounds much more reasonable than the LW.

The voicemail message thing was actually the biggest clue to me that the LW may be a little off.  If those played voicemail messages were "Hi Michael, haven't heard from you in a while, call me back"..."Hi Michael, Still haven't heard from you, hope you're ok, give me a call when you get a chance"... and "Hey Michael, I'm going into surgery in a few days and I'd really like to catch up, please call me"... Then I think that Michael and his Fiance would have come across pretty bad to their family.  Were I in Michael's family and heard those messages, I would've asked "what's wrong with that?".  Instead, her messages were deemed bad enough to play for other people, and get her uninvited from another wedding. 

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Re: EH Classic - The Jealous Bridezilla 11-29-01
« Reply #17 on: Yesterday at 06:59:42 PM »
I find out that not only has he hurt my feelings more than he would ever know, he couldn't be a man (which was part of the reason we broke up) and explain the situation

This kinda twanged a chord with me "he couldn't be a man"

Then the answering machine message just kind of puts her over the top.  Speaking of clue by fours, the OP needs to be smacked with one.  He wasn't returning your calls, you weren't invited to this wedding or his cousins - back off babe!




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Re: EH Classic - The Jealous Bridezilla 11-29-01
« Reply #18 on: Today at 09:49:46 AM »
You must have had Hint Uptake Deficiency Disorder.

Ok, so you owe me a new robe. 

This was epic!