Bridal shower problems

posted 3 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
Member
720 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@gettinhitched1982:  Are you close to any other family members? Was your future mother in law and fiances aunts/cousins etc invited? I would consider them my family too. I’m sorry you are feeling hurt but don’t be embarassed. Some people have a hard time getting weekends off and hopefully they will all attend your wedding!! Try to be positive and just enjoy your friends/family that attend the shower.

Post # 4
Member
42490 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@gettinhitched1982:  Everyone is in different circumstances. Many brides live at some distance  from their family, some families are estranged etc.

Just because someone is unable to attend a shower, doesn’t mean they don’t love and care for you. There is no need to be embarassed.

 

Post # 6
Member
721 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

i agree with PPs. i would just revel in the fact that you are pregnant with an amazing miracle! (some people don’t ever get that)! 

congrats!

Post # 7
Member
173 posts
Blushing bee

@gettinhitched1982:  I know you’re (understandably) disappointed, but look at it this way – you have a bunch of friends and your mom and it sounds like perhaps your ILs will be there and want you to revel in their love & joy! I would focus on who is there, enjoy and be present in the moment, and not focus on who is *not* there.

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