Betches Brides is a podcast, hosted by Jordana Abraham and Nicole Pellegrino, that explores all facets of the complex interpersonal struggles rooted in the wedding planning process. From choosing your bridesmaids without insulting the friend you left out, to finding out last minute deal breakers that make you reconsider taking the plunge, we’ve got you covered from the moment you say 'yes' all the way to the honeymoon.
How Do I Deal With Dress Regret?
This week Jordana and Nicole return to the mailbag to answer some listener questions and help some brides in desperate need of assistance. They begin by giving a listener advice on how to deal with dress regret after feeling like her dress is no longer the one of her dreams. Next, they weigh in on whether or not it’s tacky to invite people who aren’t invited to the wedding to the bridal shower. Later, they help a a bride who wants a small wedding decide whether she should make it larger because she and her fiancé need the gifts to start their life. Finally they close out the show with a round of Runaway Bride.
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How Do I Ask My Parents for Money for My Wedding?
Jordana and Nicole return to the mailbag to answer listener questions and help some more brides in need. They begin by advising a bride who’s unsure what to do when her bachelorette party is in jeopardy since not all of her friends can afford the trip. Next they give their advice on how to ask a father of the bride if (and how much) he is contributing to the wedding fund. Finally a listener writes in looking for advice on how to avoid drama after finding out that her fiancé’s younger sister slept with the best friend of the groom.
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Do I Need To Take My Husband’s Last Name?
This week Jordana and Nicole return to the mailbag to answer some listener questions and help some brides in desperate need of assistance. They begin by revisiting Nicole’s feelings on what would have been her original wedding date and how she’s dealing with the emotions. Next a listener writes in wondering how to throw a bridal shower and whether she is actually expected to do so as a first time MOH. Later a bride asks what is the best way to have a conversation with her mother about her desire to have a more intimate rehearsal dinner. Finally a listener writes in looking for advice on whether or not she should change her last name to her husband’s, keep her maiden name, or do something creative.
Everything You Need To Know About Pre-Cana
This week Jordana and Nicole are joined by Raphy and Sara Feolino of Journey To Marriage. Raphy and Sara are a married couple who guide engaged couples through Catholic Pre-Cana sessions. They discuss the processes involved in Pre-Cana, what couples can learn to keep their relationship strong and why you and your partner shouldn’t be watching porn.
What Do I Do If My Engagement Ring Is Ugly?
This week Jordana and Nicole reach into the mailbag to answer listener questions from some brides that need serious help. They begin by helping a listener figure out what to do after finding the engagement ring that her fiancé plans to propose with and absolutely hating it. Next a listener writes in wondering if it’s normal to not receive a gift from the parents of the groom after they paid for the rehearsal dinner. Finally a listener writes in wondering how long she should allow her BF to put off their engagement as her married with kids by 30 deadline is approaching.
Why Everyone Should Have A Prenup
This week Jordana and Nicole are joined by Family-Law Lawyer and Pre-Nup specialist, Lee Grace Valigorsky. They answer all your pre-nup questions including what the agreement actually is, how to have a conversation with your partner about signing one, why it’s a good idea to get one even if you don’t have a lot of wealth, and more.