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Are you inviting friends you haven't seen recently?

Lynnie, on September 3, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Etiquette and Advice 0 83
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What about your friends from college? Or friends you haven't seen in a few years? Is your wedding turning into a reunion or did you stick with the most important friends in your life right now?

Are you inviting friends you haven't seen in awhile?

Are you inviting friends you haven't seen recently? 1

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  • Caytlyn
    Champion November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
    One or two, but not a ton.
  • M
    Super September 2019
    Mrs. Bubba ·
    Current relationships only, it’s not possible to invite everyone that you’ve ever met in your whole life.
  • Amber
    VIP May 2020
    Amber Online ·
    We have very few friends on our guest list, mostly family and a few co-workers.
  • Kelsey
    Super September 2020
    Kelsey ·

    Nope not at all.

  • Brittany
    Devoted October 2020
    Brittany ·

    Nope. We are only inviting the ones that we have kept over the years and are actually close to, talk on a regular basis.

  • Samantha
    Expert October 2020
    Samantha ·
    There will be a few college friends I haven’t seen as recently as I’d like, but it will mostly be recent friends and people I have regular contact with.
  • Kellie
    Dedicated June 2020
    Kellie ·
    No. We are not.
  • Ashley
    Dedicated May 2020
    Ashley ·
    We just stuck to people we are still in regular contact with.
  • Denise
    Super September 2019
    Denise ·

    Only a couple. Nobody who we've fallen out with or fallen out of touch with

  • Marcus & Marlisa
    Dedicated June 2020
    Marcus & Marlisa ·
    My thing is, if i haven't spoken to or seen you within the last 5 years, then I'm not inviting them to the wedding. Maybe the bridal shower
  • Laura
    Rockstar October 2019
    Laura ·

    A couple yes. I've gotten close to them again thanks to Facebook and since I don't have much living family it means a lot to me to them there.

  • Brittany
    Super May 2020
    Brittany ·

    If I haven't seen them or at least spoke to them within 3 months, there is no reason for them to be there.

  • Jess
    Devoted October 2019
    Jess ·
    People i’ve mostly stayed in contact with. but not people i haven’t talked to in years. a couple months maybe.
  • Chinda
    Dedicated December 2020
    Chinda ·
    Yes and no. I’ve considered a few friends my best friends back in the days but as of now we aren’t close any more but I know once we start talking again we’ll be just as close as we were. But there are that I wouldn’t want to be there.
  • Sara
    Devoted June 2020
    Sara ·

    Trying to stick with just current. This is very hard for fiance. He has a lot of friends from all different points in his life. He has a few people that live out of state and he like never sees or talks to that he feels like "have to be invited" 2 of them he was going to ask to be best men! Its just hard for me because I don't even know them and feel like they aren't that good of friends. One of the guys is a computer guy and when we were searching for a laptop fiance wouldn't even facebook or text the guy to ask him advice because "I haven't talk to him in so long I feel like that would be weird". But he is invited to our wedding and is almost a best man!?

  • Erin
    Super April 2021
    Erin ·
    Technically I haven’t seen either of my bridesmaids in a year, almost 3 by the time the wedding rolls around. Almost all of our guests are my friends and family from the east coast, so I haven’t seen most of them in years.
  • K
    Expert November 2019
    Kiley ·

    We are having a smaller wedding, so only those who are near and dear to us! There are a few friends we haven't seen in awhile.. but life happens and distance has separated us, but we couldn't imagine saying "i do" without them!

  • Amanda
    Expert October 2019
    Amanda ·
    A couple. We mostly invited family anyways.
  • Martika
    Expert September 2019
    Martika ·

    Yes. Most of my friends leave out of town, and have moved away from our hometown. We rarely see each other but they are still important to me.

  • Future Mrs. A. 💍
    Super November 2020
    Future Mrs. A. 💍 ·
    No we aren’t - unless we keep in contact with them frequently or they have had an impact in our lives then

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