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Let your partner or your parents plan the wedding?

Lynnie, on October 1, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Community Conversations 0 122
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If you had to hand over complete wedding planning control to either your fiancé(e) or your parents, who would you choose??

Would you rather let your partner or your parents plan the wedding?



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Latest activity by Emilia, on July 14, 2021 at 1:06 PM
  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    My partner. It's her wedding too and I know she would take our personal style and preferences into consideration more.

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  • Amber
    Master February 2020
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    Partner definitely.

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  • Brianna N
    Super October 2019
    Brianna N ·
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    Smiley laugh I would say partner, but I don't see him ever getting anything done, so my mom would definitely have to help!

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey ·
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    My FH for sure!

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  • Fenja
    VIP August 2021
    Fenja ·
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    I guess my partner. But I also know that he would ask his mother for help!! Haha, so both I guess.

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  • Cristy
    Master May 2021
    Cristy ·
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    I would have to give it to FH, but he would probably enlist his mother's help, so it would be ok.

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  • Jill
    Expert April 2020
    Jill ·
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    Since my parents have passed away, it would be my aunt in this case. I would definitely pick her over FH because he is very hands off with planning.

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  • Amalia
    Beginner April 2020
    Amalia ·
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    Lol neither
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  • Rachel
    Savvy August 2020
    Rachel ·
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    Definitely my partner! We have such similar taste and preferences and a lot of what I’m planning was his idea too! I can’t imagine letting my parents do it, especially with the style of their wedding 😳
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  • Kenyattam79
    Beginner October 2020
    Kenyattam79 ·
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    My parent as in my Bonus mom. I couldn’t trust my dad or my partner to put in the hours on Pinterest that she would lol. Besides deadlines are crucial and she is a hound for those. She also planned my sisters so I trust her
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  • Yomarie
    Savvy November 2019
    Yomarie ·
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    I always love and admire my fiance's taste, so I will definitely with my eye's close would've let my fiance plan the entire wedding. In the other side is his wedding also. 🤵🏻🥰👰🏼 #bridetobe
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  • Shari
    Savvy March 2020
    Shari ·
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    Fiance!

    He'll just ask me anyway. lol

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  • Jenni
    Dedicated May 2022
    Jenni ·
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    Partner. He may stress me out by waiting until the absolute last second to plan anything, but he always manages to pull it off beautifully. If it were left to my mom, she would have the traditional church wedding with cake and punch reception that is very much not my style.

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  • Megan
    Expert October 2019
    Megan ·
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    My FH is the only person I would trust to fully plan a wedding. You ever see the show "Dont Tell The Bride"? I think he would rock it!
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  • Janiya
    Super June 2020
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    I would rather hand over complete control to my parents. My fiance is very easy going and goes with the flow. My parents know how over the top my visions are and could fully execute all of the extra bells and whistles.

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  • Blair
    Super June 2021
    Blair ·
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    I wish I could pick neither! Both seem to just go along with what I say. If I ask a question they always state "its up to you". I guess I'll pick my partner cause every now and then he has some really good input about our big day.

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  • Naomi
    Beginner June 2020
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    My parents definitely because his parents are very OCD about everything being perfect and my parents are way more laid back so less stressful for all of us.
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  • Annie
    Savvy June 2020
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    My partner. It would be a disaster either way lol, but at least he knows what I want and has very similar ideas and tastes. My parents are very uninvolved with my wedding, so it would be a little sad having a wedding they planned.

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  • Jasmine
    Master August 2021
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    I'd have to give this one to my parents! I love my FH but he isn't really the greatest and planning anything.

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  • Chrysta
    Master November 2022
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    I’d hand over the reigns to my FH. He pretty much knows what I want, and I know he would consult with me about anything he had questions on. My mother on the other hand would go way overboard and create the huge wedding of HER dreams lol
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