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Best man’s fiancé not invited to wedding
Blake, on October 23, 2023 at 4:33 PM

Hello all. I need some brutally honest opinions. If you were the finance of a best man, but not invited to the said wedding, would you be happy inviting that couple that snubbed you to your own...

Rita, Nov 7, 2023 25 651
Wedding Takeaways
Kelly, on October 16, 2023 at 5:49 PM

There's a lot of common advice give on this forum and from other wedding advice sites. My experience flew in the face of a lot of advice, so I want to share my experience. 1."Only about 10-15 people...

Kelly, Oct 21, 2023 9 235 2
Do I need an altar?
Private User, on February 6, 2016 at 12:42 PM

For my wedding my FH and I are having the ceremony and dinner reception in the same space. There is room for an altar, however I feel it would take away from the scenery and take up space. We are...

Alexis, Dec 6, 2023 7 474
Second marriage but not second wedding
Angela, on November 7, 2023 at 11:44 PM

A little background for me. I was married 12 years ago. My husband and I eloped, just the two of us. We told no one. We had a wedding planned for 10 months later to celebrate with friends and family....

Shemetrus, Dec 5, 2023 9 244
Step Father/daughter Dance Song (bio dad not around)
Via, on November 13, 2023 at 5:19 AM

Hi! First off I want to say I appreciate any suggestions y’all may have. My bio dad hasn’t been in my life for the last 25 years. My step father is who I mean when I talk about my dad to friends and...

Shemetrus, Dec 5, 2023 2 46
My children are not invited to a destination wedding
Kara, on December 3, 2023 at 11:44 PM

My sister, who is truly my closest friend, is getting married in Europe next year. I am the maid of honor. She has made it very clear that children, including mine, are not invited to the reception...

CM, Dec 4, 2023 9 239
Help me, I won; Bridal Registry?
mrsrobinvalentine, on March 26, 2013 at 11:28 AM

I received a call from Bridal Registry stated that I won a choice of one gift package. But I have to attend one of their Bridal Registry showrooms. Packages choices: Wedding bands (value $700)...

Jenna, Dec 4, 2023 63 66,527 2
Wedding Favors at Ceremony
Kune, on December 3, 2023 at 2:49 PM

Hello Lovelies, We are having a Micro-Wedding morning ceremony and would still like to have favors for the guests. Would it be okay to have a favor in each guest's seat during the ceremony? We are...

Veronica, Dec 3, 2023 6 111
Weddings During Football Season.
Leighanna , on November 27, 2017 at 11:45 PM

I live in AL and football is pretty big around here. We are really trying to shoot for Oct. 20th as our date but people who have been told all have the same thing to say "Your wedding is going to hurt...

Anna, Dec 1, 2023 83 2,991
My best friend didn't give me a plus one for my boyfriend...
Paige, on August 5, 2019 at 11:10 PM

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and recently moved in together. One of my best friends (for over a decade) is getting married in a few months. She recently told me that there's a...

Nicki, Nov 30, 2023 29 4,633
Not picked as a bridesmaid
Blank, on November 27, 2023 at 11:48 PM

Hi all! I’m writing this message looking for a place to vent and ask if my feeling should be as hurt as they are. I recently attended a dinner with 5 of my close friends. We all tend to have very...

CM, Nov 29, 2023 11 254
Feeling guilty over not meeting family's expectations regarding some guest's getting invited
Barbara, on November 28, 2023 at 6:25 AM

I am getting married this year in the city where my parents live, mostly because the weather is much nicer and a big part of my family lives nearby, but also because my fiance and I love traveling and...

Andrea, Nov 28, 2023 6 135
My sister has other plans about daughter who i am close with to be a flower girl and/or in the wedding party but i am torn with my fiancé’s nieces. Wh
Jan, on November 28, 2023 at 8:42 AM

I My daughter is getting married. She has told her sister(bridesmaid) that her daughter can’t be a flower girl because she is torn between her fiancés side nieces. What to do?

Andrea, Nov 28, 2023 5 118
My caterer ate the food
Dena, on November 26, 2023 at 8:29 PM

I had a small wedding rehearsal for my son catered. My first time hiring a caterer myself so not sure of the etiquette. Based on the menu of salad, shrimp cocktail, Brunswick Stew & grilled...

Dani, Nov 27, 2023 6 179
Hurt feelings when none of my family is attending my wedding
Wendy, on November 25, 2023 at 3:21 PM

Been trying my hardest to fight off the pre-wedding blues for our upcoming nuptials with just over a month left. The thing is, my mother recently passed away and after several betrayals from my dad,...

Pat, Nov 25, 2023 3 155
D Marie
D Marie, on October 21, 2023 at 11:20 AM

My wedding is next Saturday the 28th, we have an all inclusive wedding package with our venue that includes DJ, catering, photography and florist. My contract shows that gratuity is included for the...

Michelle, Nov 25, 2023 3 104
How to handle a lot of Kids at a wedding?
Vanessa, on October 26, 2023 at 10:55 AM

Hey everyone! So, to keep this short, my fiance's family has a LOT of kids. We have to go over it again, but from recent weddings of family members we've been to, I know there will probably be 15-25...

Michelle, Nov 24, 2023 3 124
Wedding/life Advice Needed
Xandria, on November 21, 2023 at 2:33 AM

My fiance’s sister keeps having mental breakdowns. Recently she was saying things like she hates her twin sister’s husband for stealing her twin from her, and she called him up and started yelling at...

Natalie, Nov 22, 2023 10 235
Surprise significant other on rsvp
Meghan, on November 7, 2023 at 7:26 PM

My fiance and I are planning a super intimate and small destination wedding. We are only having 20 guests and included in our invitations that we wanted to be able to spend quality time on our wedding...

David, Nov 21, 2023 7 230
Loving memories...
Shemetrus, on November 19, 2023 at 10:31 PM

Hello all, so my fiance' and I are getting married next year. He has recently lost his grandmother, and about 8 years ago his grandfather. There's sometimes a little tribute to those that are unable...

Shemetrus, Nov 20, 2023 4 71
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