A casual wedding hook-up is something to maybe text home about and not much else. But a true love connection between two strangers who meet at a wedding—now that's the stuff of Hallmark movies seriously. As huge fans of romance, fate, and a really, really good love story over here at BRIDES , we tracked down some real-life couples who actually found "the one" while celebrating the happily-ever-after of someone else. From photo booth canoodling and last-minute accessory adjustments to made-up dance moves, here are their stories—plus, their takeaways for how guests at the singles table can improve their chances of making a connection that lasts longer than the after-party.
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Weddings are pretty much always guaranteed to be an interesting time, especially when all of your friends from high school and college start getting married — it's like each wedding turns into a mini reunion. You'll cry, you'll laugh, you'll dance, you'll take advantage of the open bar — and maybe, just maybe, you'll connect with someone cute and single in the wedding party. Honestly, it's no wonder wedding hookup stories abound — a room full of people dressed to the nines and feeling cute, celebrating love, of all things? It's definitely a recipe for a little flirtation, at the very least. But apparently, these things happen all the time — and some of the real life stories are pretty steamy. From unexpected encounters with a coworker or even an old flame! Some of these stories are awkward or funny, and some are just plain hot.
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You may have heard that many people meet their future spouse at a wedding, but did you know a wedding is an even better place to score an easy hook-up? According to MissTravel. With wedding season in full swing, you'll likely be attending at least one so why not be prepared for that magic moment. After you've had your fill of signature drinks and pigs-in-a-blanket, find that guy or gal you were eyeing during the ceremony and take a spin on the dance floor. If the chemistry is right, excuse yourselves to one of these discrete destinations for your own wedding night action.
For the bride and groom, the wedding day is a chance to rub their happiness and Tinder-free future in the faces of all their single friends and loved ones. In exchange, those single friends and loved ones get a chance to seek a little post-reception comfort with fellow unaccompanied wedding guests. For a wedding guest without a plus one you do the math , a wedding reception is not unlike a frat party. One key difference?