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Is it weird to reuse a dress if I've never been married?
Hannah, on December 11, 2020 at 10:44 AM

Hi everyone, OK so a few years ago, I was engaged and we were in the process of planning a wedding but then I called it off. Between the engagement and calling it off, I bought the perfect dress. I...

Kayla, Mar 1, 2023 20 594
Being told that a newborn *will* be at my wedding.
Brittany, on February 26, 2022 at 5:51 PM

Hi I need some advice. My fiancé and I don’t have kids, and so we decided (though a lot of family and friends have you g kids/babies) we were going to have a child free wedding. My maid of honor is...

Tayler, Mar 1, 2023 27 2,341
Wedding bands
Jade, on February 27, 2023 at 2:37 AM

My fiancé and are I were looking to getting customized wedding bands, but not sure where to go? Has anyone ever ordered their bands off Etsy? Do you know if the jewelry is real? I don’t want to buy...

Brenda, Feb 28, 2023 12 176
Help please! Bride asked for my address to send invitation but i haven’t received anything?
Christina, on February 20, 2023 at 9:28 PM

Hi! My husband and I got married in 2021, my cousin and his fiancé were in attendance and following the wedding she reached out for wedding planning advice and recommendations. They ended up booking...

Mayene, Feb 28, 2023 7 199
Wedding Program wording
Charlene, on February 28, 2023 at 12:14 PM

On the template for the wedding program, it lists GRANPARENTS OF THE BRIDE, then the same for the Groom. There is only one living Grandparent on the Groom's side so should I change the wording to...

Michelle, Feb 28, 2023 4 93
Advice? My brother wants me in his wedding and is not inviting my fiancé.
David, on February 21, 2023 at 1:37 AM

My brother and his fiancé have been planning their wedding the last 2-3 months. Before that my entire family including my fiancé have really been looking forward to the wedding. They just sent out the...

Paige, Feb 28, 2023 15 459
What to do about people who don’t rsvp
Haley, on February 17, 2023 at 7:37 AM

Hello! My bridal shower is in 2 weeks and the deadline to provide the headcount for the venue is tomorrow. I sent out invitations and had several people not respond. A bridesmaid reached out to those...

Liz, Feb 28, 2023 13 394
Invitation Issues
2023bridetobe, on February 22, 2023 at 1:16 AM

Hello all! I am hoping for some advice on invitation wording. My parents ( I am the bride) are very graciously paying for our wedding. I need to figure out a way to word the invitations that clearly...

MrsC, Feb 27, 2023 11 234
Transportation help
Kirsten, on February 20, 2023 at 4:36 PM

My fiancé and I's families live in a town about 30 minutes from a small town our wedding venue is in. Ceremony and reception is at the same place. The cheapest hotel block we could get is $200...

Jodie, Feb 27, 2023 4 91
Wedding Venue - increasing prices after down payment/won't tell us the pricing
Mary, on February 25, 2023 at 11:26 AM

Hi all, I'm having a really frustrating time dealing with my venue and want to know if this is typical or something shady going on. So my venue provides catering and beverages and when I initially...

Brittany, Feb 27, 2023 6 213
Should Bridesmaids attend the Bachelorette Party
Diana, on September 15, 2021 at 11:48 AM

Hi! My bachelorette party is in one month. My MOH has asked everyone for their availability and confirmed with my bridesmaids on the date and how the trip would be split between the bridal party. One...

MandriMarriage, Feb 25, 2023 19 2,832
After Party Invitees
Sept Bride, on February 23, 2023 at 10:51 PM

Hi! In need of advice. Me and my fiancé are having an after party after our wedding reception. Originally, we wanted the after party to be more intimate and only invite close friends and family....

CM, Feb 25, 2023 5 152
Young and New
Dajai, on February 24, 2023 at 7:31 PM

Hi fellow brides (I'm nonbinary but I do relate more to the brides than the grooms lol) I need as much help as possible, any tips or tricks would be nice lol. Also, would love to meet new friends, my...

Alisha, Feb 25, 2023 1 102
Tipping Bridal Consultant
Michelle, on February 21, 2018 at 11:11 AM

After talking with another bride we got on the topic of tipping the bridal consultant you work with at a dress shop. It never even crossed my mind because I assumed they get commission! She also...

CM, Feb 25, 2023 24 35,727
Wedding caterer - disappointed in quality
Maryam, on February 23, 2023 at 3:16 PM

I would like advice on how to work with the event planning and catering company hosting my wedding. I booked my venue through an all-inclusive wedding package. The venue is beautiful and the company...

Michelle, Feb 24, 2023 4 181
Mother of the Bride
Jennifer, on February 13, 2023 at 4:52 PM

I am a mom who lost her husband and father of my children 4 years ago. I recently started dating a man and we've been inseparable for 4 months. We don't live together. My children are all grown and...

CM, Feb 24, 2023 6 244
Are you inviting your future mother in law to get ready with you on your wedding day?
tinyred15, on February 24, 2017 at 3:32 PM

Hey all! As my title suggests, I wanted to see if people were inviting their future mother in laws to get their hair and makeup done with them on their wedding day. I was not planning on doing so. My...

Valerie, Feb 23, 2023 61 4,808
Anniversary Party for 2 couples
R2D2, on February 23, 2023 at 3:11 PM

Hello, Would it be ok if I celebrate my 1 year anniversary and include my parents to celebrate their 25 years anniversary on the same date? Our anniversary date is just one day apart.

CM, Feb 23, 2023 3 92
Trouble With Registry Phrasing/verbiage
Elly, on February 22, 2023 at 3:26 AM

Hello Wedding Wire! I am in a little bit of a dilemma (and please excuse the length of the post): My fiancé and I have been together for several years and we are having a destination wedding (wedding...

Kimberly, Feb 23, 2023 2 105
Un-inviting Someone to Wedding… need advice!!!!
Kristen, on February 19, 2023 at 12:13 PM

Hi! I’m looking for some advice. We are about 3 months out from my wedding … 2 weeks out from sending invites. There are 2 people that are on the side of my FH that we sent save the dates to but as of...

Brittany, Feb 23, 2023 5 271
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