Bride Kicks Out Friend Who Had Cancer From Being Her Bridesmaid | She Didn’t Want Pictures With “Someone With A Bald Head.”
Everyone wants their wedding to be the perfect one. But at times imperfect is also perfect. A bride who desired something similar, appears to have gone excessively far with the requests for her big day. Read the story to know what the bride wanted and let us know whether she was right by doing this to her friend.
I am very good friends with the bride, let’s call her Karen for simplicity. She got engaged about 1.5 years ago and immediately asked me to be a bridesmaid which I was thrilled about (she was my maid of honor for context). To make a long story short I got some real bad news in the past year and had to undergo radiation and chemotherapy. I don’t want to go into details about this because it’s still very traumatic for me.
My hair fell out and I am recovering but my hair is still very short. I have also been very active in the survivor community and have been involved in fundraising and public speaking. Karen has been super supportive through all of this. She is a nurse and it has been nice to have someone with a medical background to chat about some of these issues. About 2 weeks ago Karen called me and told me she was going to take me out to celebrate my remission and end of treatment and had a special surprise for me. I agree and we meet up.
We went to a spa which was super nice and enjoyed some skin treatments, massages, and general pampering. At the end of the day she takes me to a special hair salon which specializes in high quality wigs. I am a little taken aback by this because Karen knows that a lot of the work I have been involved- psychological treatment in cancer patients and avoiding the shame associated with hair loss for instance.
I politely go through the appointment and even try on some wigs although I was quite upset honestly. I politely decline when she offers to pick one out and try to forget the whole ordeal. So she called me yesterday and told me that I can’t be in the bridal party any longer because the minister stated there are too many people in the bridal party. This completely floors me because basically I am her number 2 girl after her sister (who she barely gets along with). I call around and although some of the other bridesmaids are reluctant to tell me anything hint at the fact that Karen was worried about how the pictures are going to look with someone with a bald head. I was so upset, I tried to call her but she did not respond. I am thinking I may not go to the wedding but want to make sure I am not overthinking this. Her wedding is in 2 weeks.