It's meant to be the most passionate night of your life - or so the rumour goes...
#1 Feeling frisky on the way from the reception to the bridal suite = totally hot
The reality: bumping into your friends and relatives on the way to your room will definitely be a distraction - because there's nothing quite like getting it on in the lift only for the doors to open and your parents to walk in...
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#2 Getting out of your wedding dress = a piece of (wedding) cake
The reality: stepping out of layers of petticoat, tulle and silk - all whilst avoiding rips, tears and catching zips - is no easy feat. Pair this with the fact the room might feel like it's spinning (thanks, free drinks) and you're in for a bit of a wild ride. BTW, we don't mean that in a fun way...
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#3 Turning your honeymoon suite into a blissed out love nest = easy peasy
The reality: lighting those candles, prepping the glasses of bubbly and running an oily bath might sound like the perfect way to end the best day ever, but by the time you make it upstairs and lock the door can you really be - whisper it - bothered? *Snuggles on the bed with snacks and watches TV instead*
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#4 Bridal lingerie = the best ever, obviously
The reality: there are two types of bridal lingerie. The pretty, silky white stuff that appears in movies, and the practical, sturdier designs that keep your dress from falling down at crucial moments during the first dance.
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#5 To conclude, you will both be totally, utterly up for it
The reality: by the time you've made it upstairs, wrestled yourself out of your dress, had a snack and decided against running a bath, one or both of you will almost certainly be asleep. Our advice? Save it for the honeymoon...