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Would it be rude to only invite a select few kids to our wedding?
Jessica, on October 17, 2020 at 12:19 PM

The way our guest list has grown blows my mind. One night, we had about 45, then we go over to my future MIL’s place and start talking about more names we might want to add. They came up with about 50...

CM, Apr 1, 2024 25 5,595
Is it rude to invite someone to your wedding without their spouse?
Nicola, on February 15, 2021 at 10:30 PM

Is it rude to invite someone to your wedding without their spouse? I don’t have much room to add any more people unless I remove some. My mother has 2 friends that I know of-course as well. However,...

Infinity, Apr 1, 2024 27 11,392
rsvp date is approaching and there are still guests who don't have their invitations!
An, on March 31, 2024 at 9:38 AM

I wrote down the rsvp date 2 months before the wedding to give us enough time for seating charts since I'm planning a destination wedding and there's a lot of moving parts. I didn't think my...

Jacks, Mar 31, 2024 2 95
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...

Chip/Dale, Mar 31, 2024 105 3,225 1
Guests assuming plus ones?!
Ashley, on March 23, 2024 at 9:36 AM

So far I’ve only sent out save the dates with my guests names addressed and if someone is given a plus one “& guest” like totally standard??!! I heard a few friends mention to other friends who...

Michelle, Mar 29, 2024 5 97
Rehearsal or celebratory dinner the night before
Kelly, on July 24, 2022 at 7:31 PM

Hi ladies! So. Our wedding is in S. California. We decided to wed there because the groom’s family really can’t afford to come to us in WA or to a destination wedding. So, all my family is traveling...

Hanna, Mar 28, 2024 17 683
When is too early for invitations???
Catherine, on May 1, 2014 at 7:52 PM

We've already got invitations and the plan was to send them out really early so that family/friends travelling from far(which are many) will have time to plan their trip. But now I've been reading...

Brittany, Mar 27, 2024 32 3,757
Advice on wedding vow renewals
Crystal, on March 25, 2024 at 5:01 PM

Needing husband and I will be celebrating our 13th wedding anniversary on September 17, 2024. We have had a dark cloud over our heads beginning in January 2014 with losing my father in law...

Marka, Mar 27, 2024 1 48
Engagement Ring while Sleeping
Emily, on January 31, 2018 at 9:56 AM

Ladies 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...

Zerita, Mar 27, 2024 181 14,750
To "shoe game" or not ?
Margarita, on December 5, 2017 at 10:39 AM

My band is recommending the shoe game as a fun/funny little activity during the reception. We chose to skip the garter toss, and are only doing the bouquet toss. For this reason, the band wants to add...

Josiah, Mar 26, 2024 57 4,365 1
Seeking Advice: After-party Planning for a Destination Wedding Etiquette
Anna, on March 25, 2024 at 4:46 PM

Hi everyone! I'm seeking some advice from the community as I'm planning a "We Said I Do" after party about five months after our destination wedding. We are getting married abroad in January with...

Anna, Mar 26, 2024 2 61
Best man no more
Chase, on March 24, 2024 at 11:15 PM

Today we found out our best man is breaking up the friendship and no longer wants to be a best man because his fiance doesn't like us (told us it's because of living distances). My fiance does not...

CM, Mar 26, 2024 3 134
Fiancé does not want to dance with his mom for the parent dance
Shekinah, on May 2, 2022 at 1:43 PM

Hello ! My fiance does not want to dance with his mom for the parent dance in which I don't know what to do I respect his decision because to be truly honest his mother was never truly there for him...

G., Mar 25, 2024 16 1,265
Fiance doesn't want to invite his parents to our wedding
K, on November 15, 2013 at 10:04 AM

My fiance and i excited to get married and start a life together. He wanted to elope, i wanted a wedding...i won. The reason he wanted to elope was avoid dealing with his family on such an important...

G., Mar 24, 2024 16 1,633 1
Officiant's hotel room
Samantha, on March 21, 2024 at 10:37 PM

My fiance and I are getting married about an hour from where our officiant's work place is, although I think they live further away than that. They mentioned they would love to come to the rehearsal...

FirstTimeMOB, Mar 24, 2024 3 82
i want a fun wedding!
Lkn, on March 17, 2024 at 5:46 PM

Ok so I am very much a goofy, playful, outgoing person who was a stage actress my whole life. Thankfully (most of) my bridesmaids are the same and so is the groom. BUT. The groomsmen are very...

Michelle, Mar 23, 2024 15 236
My sister can’t come to my wedding
Jen, on March 16, 2024 at 12:05 PM

So my FH finally decided he wants to get married - he’s the kind of guy who just never saw the point in it. We’ve been together for almost 10 years and I’m beyond excited… and he’s getting pretty...

Rosebud, Mar 22, 2024 17 210
Advice on how to proceed with photographer late to deliver photos
Anthony, on March 12, 2024 at 9:31 AM

We were married in November with a delivery of photos in “approximately 10-12 weeks” per contract, of which I have a copy. I texted during week 11 kindly asking for an update as we were about to leave...

Michael, Mar 21, 2024 4 83
Need ideas on how to include my former babysitter in my wedding
Gil, on March 11, 2024 at 9:34 PM

I want to include my former babysitter in my wedding but unsure how to do it because it’s a unique situation. I know I want to include her in the mother-son dance and I’ve talked to my mom about it...

Gil, Mar 20, 2024 14 225
How to ask what each bridal party’s budget is for bachelorette
Brandi, on March 19, 2024 at 10:40 PM

Hi everyone I’m my sisters maid of honor and I’m planning her bachelorette! We are going to Las Vegas and of course before I book anything I wanted to get everyones budget and start planning from...

CM, Mar 20, 2024 5 131
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