S4 E10: FRIENDSHIPS AND WEDDINGS

I don't think we're alone when we say wedding planning has put a strain on our friendships. Whether you're surrounded by a HUGE group or friends or you just have a couple, wedding planning can still feel really lonely.

This week Kerrie is joined by Gemma a friendship expert to discuss the stresses and strains planning a wedding can have on female friendships and how you can avoid these pitfalls. 

 

WHAT YOU'LL HEAR

  • How Gemma dealt with not being picked to be her friends bridesmaid
  • Why getting engaged can change your friendship dynamics
  • Are you a floater?
  • How to pick your wedding party if you're in a large group of friends
  • What to do if you want new friends

 

MORE ABOUT OUR GUEST

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Gemma is "The Friend Coach". By her mid-twenties Gemma had ditched a lot of 'fake' non-fulfilling friends and was ready to find new friends but had no idea where to start. She decided to take herself on a journey through a friend project. Throughout her project and her honesty of talking to others, it turns out she wasn’t alone. A lot of other women by their mid-twenties were ready for a friend overhaul and just weren’t sure how to go about it. Howtomakefriends.co.uk was born.

How To Make Friends

 

 

USEFUL LINKS

Gemma's blog post about not getting picked to be a bridesmaid: https://www.howtomakefriends.co.uk/blog//my-best-friend-didnt-pick-me-as-a-bridesmaid

Kerrie's blog post on how she chose her bridesmaids: https://blog.kerriemitchell.co.uk/how-to-choose-your-bridesmaids-if-you-dont-have-a-best-friend/