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Vendors wanting phone calls
Sierra, on October 6, 2023 at 5:13 PM

Hi, Is there a polite/appropriate way to tell a vendor I’m not interested in speaking on the phone? I get bad social anxiety (ramped up now that I’m wedding planning) and can’t handle dealing with...

Warwithra, Apr 9, 2024 6 238
Wedding Counseling
Chantal, on April 3, 2024 at 6:42 PM

I encourage anyone & everyone to get counseling together, BEFORE getting married!! I've already learned so much about communication & what my spouse not only needs but expects from me as a...

Lovely, Apr 8, 2024 51
Questionable guest invite
Bunny, on April 3, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Hello, I know this will be the “Ask the bride about this than us” I am currently dating/ on and off with someone and seeming like things arent going too well, am I in the wrong to unblock someone they...

LM, Apr 4, 2024 22 267
Wedding gift for spouse??
Kayla, on July 27, 2017 at 11:50 AM

I know it's a common tradition to get a wedding gift for your spouse, but I have no clues what to get him. Are you guys doing this too? Any thoughts on a good, thoughtful gift?

Caitlyn, Apr 4, 2024 57 932
I’m conflicted about inviting one of my guests to my wedding
Melanie, on April 1, 2024 at 8:52 AM

So I was talking with my future MIL yesterday regarding my fiancé’s side of the family getting invitations and responses to my wedding this June. One of my fiancé’s cousins is a lovely lady with the...

CM, Apr 3, 2024 3 115
fog Attire if No Bridal Party??
Amanda, on April 2, 2024 at 11:02 AM

We are not having a Bridal Party. My dad is not in the picture so this hasn’t occurred to me until my Future FIL brought it up this weekend. My FH is wearing a tux, and his dad said he wants to wear...

Jacks, Apr 2, 2024 3 179 1
Photography editing style
Linda, on April 2, 2024 at 12:54 AM

I feel really bad but I just asked my Photographer if she could edit the photos at our wedding to be true to color vibrant and natural tones. I started off by appreciating her work with my engagement...

Lisa, Apr 2, 2024 2 99
Video/Picture Slideshow at Reception
Lindsey, on July 5, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Hi girls, I need your feedback! I've heard of a few people doing a video or photo slide show set up on a projector and shown at the wedding or reception. I was thinking of making a small slide show of...

Andrew, Apr 2, 2024 26 11,625
i was her moh but…
User1525, on March 29, 2024 at 5:32 AM

Hi everyone, I’m facing quite a predicament and I’m hoping you can help. I was a friend’s MOH last year. I know her since kindergarten but we weren’t all that close growing up, only started hanging...

Gordon, Apr 1, 2024 3 186
Latino last name issue.. Florida brides, please help!
Mariana, on September 7, 2016 at 11:47 AM

Hi community.. I'm going through a nightmare with my name change here in FL. My husband is Puerto Rican where it is standard to be given both your mother and father's family name. When I showed my...

Shelisse, Apr 1, 2024 107 6,644 2
Tip a Large Band??
Katie, on March 28, 2024 at 10:57 PM

I feel like we have an average sized/priced wedding, but my extravagant spending is on our band. We are paying $13k for an awesome 12 piece band. They advertise as being inclusive of...

Mason, Apr 1, 2024 1 245
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 5,968
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 11,788
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 2 142
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 3,302 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 5 103
Kid free wedding one exception
Stephanie, on March 21, 2024 at 7:34 PM

Hello everyone! We decided on a child free wedding which has so far gone smoothly. We just recently made one exception so FH's family from another country could attend. I feel bad for the other guests...

User1525, Mar 29, 2024 13 236
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 17 867
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 3,932
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 14,760
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