The fizz of wedding joy, alas, like a good bottle of champagne, quickly dissipates when you realise what a hard bloody slog it will be making the bride's big day dreams come true.

As the friend or family member, you will be forced to listen to an endless stream of wedding talk up to and including the day itself (by which time you've probably lost the will to live. Or care).

Fielding tantrums about the 'wrong shade of ribbon' and being made to trek to Hounslow to view the perfect dress are par for the course. Capturing perfectly the teeth-gritting that accompanies the experience, Twitter user @kittus has mocked up a brilliant cover of the reality behind that dream day.

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  • Keshawn Hughes

  • Karli Morello Horn

  • Barbara Smith

  • Desiree Nielsen

  • John Lee Pettimore

  • Julia

  • Laura Mint

  • Sara Dappen

  • LESLIE PERRY

  • Louise Devlin

  • Connie Policriti

  • aquart

  • Erick Morales

  • Rachel G

  • Brian Torres

  • Millie Bratten

  • Nikki

  • James A. Riley

  • Bang Bang Mommy

  • Andrew Daniel

  • Mary Shank Rockman

  • Shahab Nafees

  • Michael Hunter

  • Oasis Events

  • Kristi Greco

  • Rachel Lunsford

  • MsPinkBiik

  • George Velazquez

  • TMSWNashville

  • Lindsay Kus

  • Jaime Girard

  • ashlee voorsanger

  • Mattias Sherrill

  • Wardrobe Mistress

  • Ndygo Sunshyne

  • Lori Meigel

  • Megan-Rebecca

  • Allison Brown

  • Yvette Hamacek

  • Marina Streznewski

  • Beautiful Weddings

  • Allison Brown

  • Stephanie Girouard

  • Donna Queza

  • meowza

  • Blake Williams

  • Megan McCann

  • LauraBabcock

  • Amanda Goodman

  • Stephanie Archer

  • Amy Church