Post # 1
- Wedding: October 2013 - Tybee Island, GA
So we just found my fiance’s grandfather is ill and wont be able to make it to our wedding in October… and since he’s not coming, my fiance’s grandma isnt either :/
my fiance came home crying saying his grandpa had said “i would sure love to be there!”
I hate this for both my Fiance and his grandfather.
We are having a wedding away from home… and i feel like we are being very selfish about that decision… We thought it was going to save money and stress…. and now? i feel like it’s not worth it…
We have already paid deposits to most of our venues, and they’re not refundable… And i have no clue what to do….
Please help, what would you Bee’s do?
Post # 3
@gigglebox: Could you have a small private ceremony near his grandparents? I would think the rest of the family would understand why you chose to do a ceremony before your actual wedding.
Post # 4
@gigglebox: We ran into something very similar. My DH wanted to be married with his family who are all in one province and my parents are too old for the travel. We were married in his home province on July 27 and returned home to do another celebration/renewal ceremony with my family and friends one week later. Our honeymoon was in between the two ceremonies
Post # 5
i am doing a big wedding for my family but the legal wedding is gonna be totally informal on a beach with like 10 ppl max… its ok to split it up like that
I think you should do something with the grandfather… saying the vowes and doing the formal traditional wedding will be moving and meaningful even if you do something smaller b4 hand and it s a great way to get to have all your ideas
like i always wanted an out door wedding now i get one on a beach and one in a more formal place it will be great to get give speical people a chance to be part of your day too