Bride Who Drew Up A Contract For Her Bridal Party Detailing Costs Is Ahead Of Her Time


Lately I’ve been struggling with the reality that nearly all my friends are more financially stable than I. Many are buying homes and Lululemon athleisure wear while I’m renting a one-bedroom and playing credit card debt whac-a-mole.

I enjoy a marbled steak and an 8-ball every now and then, but it’s taken a humbling forensic assessment of my financials to understand the biggest driver of the wealth gap.

I have been a groomsman in 8 weddings. Given speeches in 6. Officiated 1. Puked in 4.

The dollar commitment that accompanies the bachelor parties (including international trips to Colombia and Mexico City), specific suits, gifts, and post-wedding IVs has totaled no less than $25,000 over the past 5 years, which would cover the lion’s share of a downpayment for a single-family home in Toledo or a tent in San Francisco.

A TikToker named Lisa Torres is receiving unnecessary hate on the web for the crime of being transparent about the costs associated with her bridal party by way of a written contract.

At the time of this writing, the video below has amassed 770,000 likes.


#stitch with @stephanieberman7 I was scared to have a #transparency letter in the #bridesmaidproposalbox but it WORKED OUT. #wedding #weddingtiktok

♬ original sound – Lisa 💙

In a follow-up video, Lisa shared the contents of the bridal shower contract, which despite the outrage, seems very reasonable.



If everybody was this organized in their approach to wedding commitments, I probably would no longer need my brother’s HBO Max password.