16 Reasons Why Being a Bridesmaid is Actually the Worst

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1. You Still Have to Buy the Bride Lots of Gifts

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As a bridesmaid, you spend a lot of time and money on the big day before it even happens. That dress costs money. Flying to Nashville for the bridal shower costs money. Then after you've already spent hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars on this whole thing already, you still need a gift for both the bridal shower, engagement party, something penis-related for the bachelorette party and the wedding itself. So, that's four gifts minimum plus all of your free time. While everyone expects the bride and groom to shell out some cash on their wedding day, it's pretty crazy the hit your wallet takes as a friend of the b&g.