The typical scene before a wedding. Elders busy with all the arrangements, Youngsters having fun helping with the work, All the professionals hired trying to impress. And, the pre-wedding jitters to the bride and groom. A lot of self-doubts and apprehensions to continue the marriage arise. All of which are common for every person in that situation. Majority of them end up happily.
Unlike one Bride who had to face an unforeseen shock. She gets to know about the husband to be’s affair the previous night. Let us name her *Carie. Carie was all prepared for the wedding the next morning. She was having fun and having a few drinks with her bridesmaids. Just then her phone buzzes continuously. She expected messages about wishing her luck or congratulating her. But, things got dirty from then.
Series of texts and pictures from an unknown number kept her phone buzzing. All of them were screenshots of text messages exchanged between her groom and another woman. Let us name her groom *Andy. The text messages between the two were a lot personal. From months back to a few days prior to the wedding.
Ranged from, “This weekend. You and I. It is on hot stuff. Bring your A game.” To the talks leading the other two into personal intimacy. And one last text saying, “I wouldn’t marry him. Will you?”. Carie could not move. She kept quiet thinking and picking out all the clues she had missed. Now, she realised the things she overlooked. Her friends who were with her suggested her to cancel the wedding. But, she wanted to think over it, overnight. Carie then put on her night clothes and slept.
As she posted on Whimn, she claims she just knew what to do when she got up in the morning. Carie got dressed up for the wedding, as usual, the ceremony has started and the couple were at the altar. She then turned to the crowd and revealed saying, “There will be no wedding today. It seems Alex is not who I thought he was”. The crowd were all in a gasp. The whole church was intrigued. *Andy, our Groom tried to stop her, but she continued.
Taking out her phone, facing Andy, Carie kept reading the texts from the screenshots. The groom’s face became pale with shame, and he left the scene and his best man followed him. Then she spoke to the crowd, “I love all of you and as horrible as this is I’m glad you all are here. There will not be a wedding reception today, but instead, there will be a celebration of honesty, finding true love and following your heart even when it hurts”.
And that people, how a girl at her most anticipated and celebrated day was faced with the harshest thing. The Confidence the girl showed, and the brave way she did it was commendable. Carie knew it was not her mistake, and breaking one’s trust is never the solution.