Cancer is a deadly disease that has surely affected us all in some way.
One woman (we’ll call her Kathy) who currently suffers from the disease was asked by her friend to be the Maid of Honor in her friend’s wedding.
Her friend was fully aware of the fact that she had to have chemotherapy and that the treatments left her feeling weak and nauseous.
However, when Kathy became too weak to do her wedding duties — or rather the things the bride expected her to do on a daily basis — she was fired.
…But not before the bride took to social media to get the advice of strangers on how to handle the situation.
The bride stated that she was fully aware of Kathy’s cancer, but she didn’t feel that Kathy’s cancer should come before her wedding. The bride even posts the question of whether she should just replace Kathy or fire her, altogether.
To make matters worse, as if that’s possible, the bride attempts to share her pain by stating, “…she has cancer so I can’t expect much from her…she won’t help with ANYTHING, won’t pick up her dress, won’t help with opinions, and won’t go with me to find my dress!”
The bride even goes further to complain that Kathy had the audacity to drop her duty to plan the bride’s bridal shower. Needless to say, this post went viral and the bride received a good helping of her ego served right back to her by strangers all over the world.
“The nerve of you to worry so much about yourself that you can’t even ask your friend if she is alright,” tweeted one woman. “Apparently you have no idea what a person goes through when they must endure chemo! You become weak, you can’t eat, and you have no ability to do many things without the help of others,” tweeted another angry person.
The bride has been labeled the “worst of bridezillas” throughout the internet and has gained popularity for being the most heartless person alive.
After receiving a week’s worth of angry comments from strangers who were offended by her inability to consider her friend’s situation, the bride finally decided to stay away from the internet for a while. Her comments discontinued and her desire to get ‘advice’ from strangers on how to handle the situation faded.
Getting married is a stressful time and it is understandable that brides become agitated, aggressive, nervous, and even cranky when planning for their very special day.
Brides often fail to get enough rest when they plan their wedding due to nervousness, they fail to eat right due to dieting (to look good in their wedding gowns), and they typically become self-absorbed due to all the attention.
It isn’t surprising that some brides take things a bit too far in their need to have things done exactly as they would desire. However, when a person loses touch with basic humanity and the ability to connect or empathize with the needs of others due to their narcissistic ways, it becomes a sad example of selfishness and ignorance, all wrapped into one.
Losing touch with reality, just because you’re getting married, shouldn’t be an acceptable excuse. Marriage and weddings are about love…too bad so much of it gets lost in the planning.