By Rachel Wilkerson, Lover.ly
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Oh, engaged couples. It's been a rough few weeks, hasn't it? It seems like more and more of you are making headlines for bad behavior lately. There was the bride who melted down via text message over the (awesome-sounding!) gift basket she and her new wife received. Then there was the nasty Facebook message sent to a guest from a bride who was apparently displeased with the $100 cash gift the guest had given. ("I just want to know is there any reason or dissatisfaction of Mike's and I wedding that both you and Phil gave 50$ each?") Or the woman who took to the Internet to complain about the fact that many guests did not give gifts to her and her new husband.
What's with these newlyweds' gross attitudes about gifts? Plenty of people are saying the wedding industry is at fault. Older people are blaming Millenials (what with our participation trophies and darn iPod phones and all). Conservatives are blaming Obama. We're just chalking it up to really, really