ChinaBeing ridiculed by the bride to celebrate the wedding 500 yuan (1.7 million dong) is too little, Truong cut off contact with this girlfriend.
The incident happened on November 19 in Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China.
Receiving a wedding invitation from an old classmate, because he could not attend the wedding, Truong transferred the congratulatory money. Her wedding money was sent via an e-wallet.
“Due to the long distance, I could not attend. However, I wish you a happy new life, a hundred years of harmony and a son soon,” Truong texted when the money was transferred.
Unexpectedly, a few minutes later, the bride texted back, expressing disapproval of Truong’s wedding gift. “Others are happy 1,000-2,000 yuan, you send 500 yuan then…”. Although he didn’t finish the sentence, Truong understood what you meant by criticizing the wedding money for being too little. Not stopping at the message, her friend also sent some phone screenshots, proving the amount of money she received from other friends.
“Shocked” by the bride’s reaction, Truong said he did not think his gift would be treated like that.
“I am not close to the bride, but I still want to send a few gifts as a congratulation. However, I receive only criticism and derision. I think I don’t need to be friends with people like this anymore,” Truong said. . She also unfriended her on Wechat and severed ties with this former classmate.
When Truong’s story was shared on Chinese social networks, many people expressed their frustration with the bride’s behavior as well as sympathy for the gift giver.
“It’s not a close friend that still sends gifts, so it’s fun and then comes back to criticize. The wedding is a happy day, but the other friend sees it as an opportunity to make money”, one person commented. Another commented: “Unfriending is too right. If it were me, I would have to ask for 500 yuan back and then unfriend, that’s how I’m angry”.
However, some people think that all conflicts arising from the wedding celebration affecting friendship should not happen.
The Chinese have the custom of giving wedding envelopes to the bride and groom during the wedding ceremony. More or less money depends on how close the person celebrates with the bride and groom or their family.
Vy Trang (Follow 163.com)