With June’s arrival, wedding season is hitting its stride. Between the pile of Save The Date announcements and wedding invitations, you probably have a busy summer ahead. However, one of the most important parts about attending a wedding is picking the right date to be your plus one. In order to make sure you have the best time possible watching your friends exchange wedding bands, make sure you picked the perfect wedding date!
Can Your Wedding Date Dance?
There’s nothing worse than attending a wedding with a wallflower. While all your friends are dancing, you’ll be stuck at the table making small talk with strangers. Although it may be fun to crack a couple jokes during dinner, you certainly do not want to spend the whole night doing it! When picking the perfect wedding date, make sure your partner is, at the very least, willing to dance. If you’re lucky, your date spent all winter taking dance classes as wedding season prep. The wedding guests who dance the most tend to have the most fun and make the most memories, so bring your dancing shoes and make sure your guest does the same!
Currently Single? Bring A Same Sex Date
If you are attending the wedding of friend and you’re single, you may be on the look out for a future spouse. Therefore, if you currently don’t have any prospects, you should consider bring your best wingman to help you out. The chances of you finding love at your friend’s wedding are strong as romance is in the air. Having a friend who can help you break out of your shell can help you land future dates. On the other hand, if the reception turns out to be boring, the two of you can hit the town together in your wedding attire which is a surefire conversation starter.
Don’t Bring A Heavy Drinker As A Date
Whatever you do, the one rule you must avoid is do not bring a heavy drinker as your wedding date. Although it may be fun to watch your buddy do their best Frank The Tank impression at a party, a wedding is no place for a sloppy drunk. Not only will you end up babysitting, you may also not be invited to future gatherings. However, that is not to say you shouldn’t enjoy yourself. A few drinks to loosen up and celebrate are fine, but standing in the bar line ordering tall glasses of liquor is not the way to make a great impression.
When it comes to choosing the perfect wedding date, the simplest rule is to bring the most fun person you know. That way you’ll have fun no matter the circumstances, even if you strike out on the dance floor.