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I'm having a very small friends only wedding, how do i tell my friends and family that aren't invited?
Mary, on March 23, 2023 at 5:52 PM

My partner & I decided that we wanted to elope just us and we even told friends and family that was was what doing. There was a mixed reaction but honestly I felt confident in our decision. Since...

Michelle, Mar 26, 2023 9 191
What do i do in this situation? Am i wrong?
Eden, on March 21, 2023 at 4:14 PM

The entire wedding planning process I was under the impression and was told by my FH that we were paying for the rehearsal dinner. He has been in charge of the wedding budget/money. Since we were...

Stephanie, Mar 24, 2023 15 582 4
Destination Micro-wedding Pre-wedding Events
Amanda, on March 16, 2023 at 5:40 PM

Hello everyone, I would love your input. My partner and I are considering having a destination micro-wedding with a symbolic ceremony, doing the legal stuff just before we go. We want to keep the...

Laura, Mar 24, 2023 19 380 3
Stepsons - Sentimental Gift for Ceremony
Promike, on March 25, 2015 at 10:38 AM

FH has three boys - ages are 16, 15, and 6. I am planning on incorporating them into the ceremony in some way and would like to do it at the point of exchanging rings. I want to say a few things to...

Dennis, Mar 24, 2023 9 2,333
Wedding Party Etiquette Help
Miranda, on March 23, 2023 at 5:23 PM

My fiancé and I are trying to pick our wedding party. I have two SILs that I'd like to include. I was in both of their weddings. We'll call my brother's wife A, my brothers B and C, my fiancé's sister...

Michelle, Mar 24, 2023 3 87
Bachelorette & shower -no invite 4 weeks away
Elizabeth, on March 23, 2023 at 9:14 AM

I’m a bridesmaid in an out of town wedding and I was told by another bridesmaid that the shower is in early May. I have to fly 3 hours for it. The bachelorette party is 7 weeks away and I haven’t...

Jacks, Mar 24, 2023 9 159
Jehovah witness help!
KM, on September 7, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Another thread reminded me of something I need to address with my wedding. My half siblings were raised witness. My dad is technically a witness, but was blacksheeped from his family and stopped...

Ash, Mar 22, 2023 32 4,961
MY Husbands ENTIRE family left our wedding reception EARLY!!!!
I_Found_Mr_Wright, on September 15, 2012 at 12:01 AM

This is a long story but I'm going to try to give the quickest version possible so I don't bore you all to death. That's assuming anyone even reads this :-) My husband and I had been dating about 5...

CM, Mar 22, 2023 80 2,507
Double Wedding Party Gifts?
Michelle, on March 21, 2023 at 11:01 PM

We are getting married soon and plan to give gifts to our parents/out of town wedding party at our rehearsal dinner. We gave most of the gifts to our wedding party when we asked them to be a part of...

CM, Mar 22, 2023 1 75
L + A
Dad, stepdad or mom-who should walk me down the aisle?
L + A, on February 23, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Hi everyone A little backstory, my parents divorced when I was 3, in a fairly ugly divorce involving my now stepmom. My mom had full custody, with my dad having visitation rights, and my mom and I...

Melanie, Mar 21, 2023 21 1,720
How to get over post wedding regrets
Ashley, on November 15, 2015 at 7:57 PM

I know this won't apply to a lot of you brides to be,but if any recently married ladies could weigh in that would be great. I'm really having post wedding anxiety about some things that went wrong...

Na, Mar 21, 2023 49 8,351
Family Drama- Uninviting my sister to be Moh
Cassandra, on March 16, 2023 at 6:32 PM

I just got engaged to my long time boyfriend of 3 years and i'm so excited to finally be in this season with him. I am originally from Florida and moved to Arizona about 2 years ago to be closer to...

Cassandra, Mar 20, 2023 7 230
Do weddings really start on time?
Elisa, on January 16, 2012 at 7:20 PM

I'm working on our schedule for the day and right before the ceremony I've set aside 15 minutes to have pictures of my husband and I taken before we walk down the aisle together. I would like to have...

Anna, Mar 20, 2023 32 3,496
What is the proper naming etiquette for two maid of honors in the wedding program?
Brady, on March 18, 2023 at 11:02 PM

Hi, if we have two maid of honors, what should we list them as in the wedding program? Should it be "Maids of Honor" or "Maid of Honors?" Or would it be uncommon to list a Maid of Honor and a Sister...

Erin, Mar 20, 2023 4 133
rsvp Cards
Emily, on January 28, 2023 at 10:37 AM

Hi everyone! I have a question about RSVP cards. Our wedding website includes a digital RSVP section, so should I still send out the cards? My thought process here is that there may be older relatives...

Emily, Mar 19, 2023 13 437 1
Children from a previous marriage and changing your last name
Jenny, on August 4, 2017 at 9:33 AM

I have four daughters from my previous marriage so we all have the same last name. I always thought that if I ever married again I would keep the name and hyphenate it with the new name. I didn't want...

Gamal, Mar 19, 2023 57 7,217
Wedding invite confusion. Impolite?
Mark, on March 14, 2023 at 6:31 PM

My niece is getting married and sent save the dates out to my home addressed “To the XXX Family”. We have 3 adult children who don’t live at home. I assumed because of the wording, it’s family, and...

CM, Mar 18, 2023 11 224
Firing a bridesmaid? how?
Kendall, on March 15, 2023 at 12:14 PM

I need advice! SO i have a bridesmaid who I am now noticing is being the DRAMA of my group. There is SOOOOOOOOOO much drama in my bridal party cause of her. I recently hung out with her, and she asked...

Heather, Mar 18, 2023 4 250
Ceremony only Invitation wording
Leeanne, on December 15, 2017 at 8:21 AM

Hi Everyone! I'm getting married in August 2018 yaayy! Does anyone know how to word an Invitation for a ceremony only - no children? The wedding will be an open wedding at my church. Anyone can come...

JSO, Mar 17, 2023 47 5,114 1
aita if i don't want to invite inlaws friends?
Samantha, on March 13, 2023 at 11:59 AM

In laws asked how many ppl they get to invite, we told them 10, they want 20. We thought by saying an extra 10 isnt in the budget would get them to drop it but they offered to pay for the extra 10....

Stephanie, Mar 17, 2023 18 329 1
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