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    I've brought the dress but I'm not into anyone at school and will be going alone. I haven't got any friends to go with as she moved away and although I was looking forward to this earlier, I'm not sure it's worth the fuss.

    What's your advice? Is there anyone who went / didn't go to prom and regretted it?
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    Prom is a long way away and by then you should have made a few friends to go with. Find some kindred souls to go with, then you both will be with somebody. Going it alone does not seem too bad either. If ya feel concerned talk to a teacher or somebody you can trust.
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    (Original post by JustOneQuestion.)
    I've brought the dress but I'm not into anyone at school and will be going alone. I haven't got any friends to go with as she moved away and although I was looking forward to this earlier, I'm not sure it's worth the fuss.

    What's your advice? Is there anyone who went / didn't go to prom and regretted it?
    I'd say go if you've bought the dress (especially if it's quite expensive) and you can't return it then go. Prom isn't as special as people make it out to be, I'll be honest. I found the run up and getting ready better than the actual night, which I actually got bored of towards the end. It's definitely more fun if you have friends too.
    If you really don't have any friends, and there's nobody you can sit with, then I wouldn't go, as you'd just be sat alone all night.
    Alternatively, you could still go to say goodbye to teachers? You don't have to go full out with everything (just do your hair and make-up yourself) so you wouldn't be making a fuss.
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    Boycotted it as I didn't have a gf and it all seemed terribly 'in' set and irrelevant and I was moody back then. No regrets in hindsight. But as you've got the dress it's probably worth a try. Socialise with the other people who are without partners and looking for some fun and it will probably be worth the effort.
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    I didn't have a boyfriend when I had mine, nearly a year and a half ago now and the friends I went in a vehicle with weren't anything special to me. It's not that special. It's just geared for a bit of a laugh. It's the last time to have fun with your ex teachers and apart from that there's nothing else to it. Even if you're going to a fancy place with nice food don't expect a decent portion of it. Prom would have been organised on a budget. I have friends who skipped out on it altogether and they didn't really miss much.
 
 
 
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