The wedding season is upon us. Whether you love or hate it, if your best friend is getting married, you are going to go through an emotional rollercoaster.

As the best friend of the bride, you have the massive responsibility of being her anchor. She will be moody, and her emotions will vacillate between extremes – joy, sadness, excitement, anxiety, paralysing fear etc. She may even transform into a Bridezilla! Keep your calm.

You will be the audience for every thought she has, no matter how tear-jerking or silly it is. You will be involved in all the rituals and the drama, and be that person who makes sure that the bride gets her downtime when she needs it. You’ll be the one fixing her choli to chunni, and her drink,On the outside, you may be calm, composed and your celebratory best; but, as the best friend, your heart will be breaking – silently. You know that it’s not just her life that’s about to change – it’s yours too. No more 3 am phone calls. No more hanging out for hours on end or sleeThere’s too much changing in your life, with your BFF’s wedding, and you have to now reinvent things, and find a new balance between the two … actually three of you now. There’s nothing you want more than to talk to your best friend about how you are feeling. Hold the conversation for later, when she’s back from her honeymoon. That, you are going to have to deal with now. Accept it.