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Blending familys can be a true joy, but there are tricky elements too. From merging households, to deciding where to spend the holidays, this is the place to give and get support on all things family.



How to politely remove my fmil from planning
RB, on March 22, 2023 at 1:25 PM

Hi all, I am in need of some delicate advice. My FMIL is very kind, and means well. We have recently started a venue hunt for a ~180 person wedding. Up front, she provided a list of over 100 people,...

RB, 33 minutes ago 20 199
Unresponsive bridesmaid
Carrie, on March 24, 2023 at 11:41 AM

I'm unsure what to do, one of my bridesmaids has basically stopped responding to me in the wedding group chat and outside in our personal messaging. She opens and looks at them-I always make my...

Maggie, 2 minutes ago 10 212
Alexis, Today at 5:38 PM

I’m getting married this year In October, I’m the maid of honor in my best friends wedding in September, my cousin is getting married at the end of September out of state and I’m a bridesmaid in my...

Alexis, 3 hours ago 32
Mrs. Velez
bil Upcoming Wedding
Mrs. Velez, on March 26, 2023 at 2:30 PM

So DH and I haven't spoken to any of my in laws in so long. DH and I haven't seen BIL in 9 yrs but recently since Oct BIL have been reaching out to DH but he hasbn't seen us or our kids. No contact...

Cece, Yesterday at 11:58 AM 11 166
sil wedding party
Mindy, on March 25, 2023 at 1:49 PM

SIL invited other SILs in Bridal Party and I’m hurt to be excluded. just want to first caveat that I acknowledge that a bride has the right to choose who she wants in her wedding party, should not be...

Mindy, Mar 25, 2023 10 148
Adding a Co-maid of Honor
Em, on March 27, 2023 at 2:25 PM

I am about 8 months into my planning process. I am considering adding a co-maid of honor. I feel my one family member currently in the wedding party that I’m closest to has shown a genuine interest in...

CM, Mar 27, 2023 2 69
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