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Sarah
Dad’s wife was his mistress and mom doesn’t want her at my wedding
Sarah, on January 16, 2024 at 8:36 PM

Hi everyone, I am getting married this year and my parents got divorced 7 years ago. 3 years ago dad married his mistress and now have a 1 hear old. My mom refuses to be at the wedding if dad’s wife...

Crystal, An hour ago 77 2,240 1
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Sunday weddings??
Robin, on January 26, 2017 at 10:34 AM

Ok i have been looking at venues; I find one that is going to work and we start talking about setting it up. I tell her it's next year, (2018) she says ok let's get u in the computer.. then she looks...

Jessica, 6 hours ago 61 15,731 1
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Uninviting my fh cousin…
Bianca, on February 19, 2024 at 5:15 PM

I need some advice re an unwanted wedding guest. This person is my partners cousin. Growing up, they were always close. However not as close anymore. My partner and I welcomed our first child last...

Veronica, Yesterday at 4:25 PM 12 158
Julia
Friends Theme Song in Wedding Processional
Julia, on February 20, 2024 at 10:58 AM

Hello! I love the Friends theme song and thought it would be cute and fun for my bridesmaids to walk down the aisle too. However, my sister suggested that it might take away from the seriousness of...

Cece, Yesterday at 4:17 PM 2 39
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Need Advice: Two “weddings” in one weekend?
Kayla, on February 18, 2024 at 1:38 AM

Hi! I’m currently deciding what the heck to do for our wedding because we want to stick to our budget but our guest list is so big and we can’t easily narrow it down (can’t invite one aunt and not...

Kayla, Yesterday at 10:48 AM 8 121
SSJKarigan
Anxiety for Weeks - Wedding Stage Fright
SSJKarigan, on August 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM

A little bit of stress and anxiety is expected when getting this close to one's wedding. But I feel like something very wrong is going on with me and I can't shake it. My heart feels like it's...

Kelsey, Feb 20, 2024 14 939
krystle d
Is anyone else just...exhausted...?
krystle d, on July 26, 2012 at 11:33 AM

Besides the fact that I wake up at 5 am everyday for work, is anyone else just drained or exhausted from wedding planning? I think ever since the 2 month mark hit I’ve just been non-stop with this...

Alison, Feb 19, 2024 22 1,385
Emily
Engagement Ring while Sleeping
Emily, on January 31, 2018 at 9:56 AM

Ladies question...do you wear your engagement ring to bed? I heard you shouldn't. Something about the 5 S of not wearing an engagement ring...shower, shore, sleep, don't know the other 2. What do you...

Jennifer, Feb 19, 2024 180 14,721
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Early rsvp
Heidi, on February 16, 2024 at 4:09 PM

My fiance and I will be moving across the country and very far from our venue soon. Our wedding is in October of this year, and we just sent out invites, and are asking that guests RSVP by early...

Janet, Feb 19, 2024 11 215 1
Shannon
Changing Maid of Honour
Shannon, on February 7, 2024 at 4:26 PM

I asked my best friend to be maid of honour, and now I am second guessing my decision. Would it be too rude to ask her to be bridesmaid instead? My sister has been helping me alot lately, and she made...

Daisy, Feb 19, 2024 10 139
Sharon
Traditional
Sharon, on February 7, 2024 at 4:51 PM

Is there still a saying out there "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" Do people still follow this? I personally never understood what it meant, and wasn't sure if there...

Daisy, Feb 19, 2024 2 69
Brittany
Return Dress Appt
Brittany, on February 7, 2024 at 6:53 PM

I went dress shopping a week ago with a small group. I believe I found the dress, but havent committed to it yet. I wanted to sleep on it, and bring the whole group with me when I did say "yes." So I...

Daisy, Feb 19, 2024 2 72
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What age do toddlers get their own seats?
Dani, on February 8, 2024 at 4:44 PM

At what age would you say that toddlers at a wedding should be given their own seat? If it helps, I'm talking about the reception specifically, which will be dining chairs at round tables (the...

Daisy, Feb 19, 2024 5 94
Christina
Family picked adult menu option for child - how to handle?
Christina, on February 14, 2024 at 10:31 PM

We recently got an RSVP back from someone that has a child (9-yrs old) but for the menu choice, they did not pick what was labeled as the kids' option but picked something from the adults' menu. There...

Daisy, Feb 19, 2024 18 431
SEPTEMBER
Dad's girlfriend invited to our wedding?
SEPTEMBER, on February 15, 2024 at 7:14 PM

Hi, I have a dilemma that keeps me up at nights. My parents divorced more than 3 years ago. In a half a year after that, my dad started living with his new girlfriend whom I really like and we meet...

Daisy, Feb 19, 2024 7 114
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Admin help- Is there a way to contact guests via weddingwire?
CBW, on May 5, 2017 at 12:23 AM

I can't find a "help" option anywhere on this site... Is there a way to contact people in our guest list using weddingwire? I.e. send an email to everyone invited, or to everyone who accepted, etc? I...

Carlos, Feb 18, 2024 10 794
IdahoBride
No thank you cards (vent)
IdahoBride, on July 16, 2017 at 4:49 PM

This has nothing to do with my wedding but I was just talking to my FH and last summer we went to a wedding for a friend and got the couple a nice gift. This was over a year ago and we never got a...

Verna, Feb 18, 2024 73 6,901
Imani
qr Code for Registry & Cash App
Imani, on March 19, 2022 at 1:44 PM

Is it tacky to put a QR code for the registry and cash app at the gift table? I used the same background for the invitations to give it a ‘elegant look’ however, now I am debating if I should put them...

Lucy, Feb 17, 2024 31 2,765
Kelly
Stag and Drag Party
Kelly, on January 16, 2012 at 4:07 PM

I'm thinking of having a Stag and Drag Party. I'm looking at giving it a 1920's Speakeasy Theme. It will be in the winter months and I'm trying to come up with some inventive games that are easy money...

Rolo, Feb 16, 2024 25 9,730
Jessica
Combined Wedding/Baby Shower?
Jessica, on March 16, 2016 at 11:13 AM

I have some unique questions. My sister just got married 4 months ago and is almost 4 months pregnant. My brother and his fiance are getting married in September. Both my sister and soon to be sister...

Daisy, Feb 15, 2024 21 3,487
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