- 2 years ago
He lives in Adelaide, Australia and I live in Richmond, VA, the good ol’ US of A. He is almost literally on the other side of the world- that is, there is a planet between us!
I wanted to elope, just us, but his family would pitch a fit, and he loves his family… who can blame him? So a proper wedding we shall have. The best part of the elopement, however, was that my family wouldn’t be peeved that I was being married a 36 hour, $2500 plane trip away. Now… peeving. I can’t imagine anyone from my side will come, and I can’t blame them, really. (This is my second marriage; they have already danced at a wedding for me once.)
We have no money, effectively, and while we can afford a small wedding, we can’t afford two. Smaller is better. But still, I do sort of like the idea of at least part of my family showing up, a bit. But given the limitations, I would rather make his family happier, since I’m moving to Adelaide and he is incredibly close with his family, while relations are, well, clinically interesting with my own.
Sigh. I considered being married in Hawaii, splitting the distance, but then no one would come. Rrrrrr. Maybe… I should do that, so no one should come. Then I can have my teeny, tiny, itty bitty wedding after all!
I’m the worst bride ever.
What the heck, let’s have a poll. Given just one wedding, where should we have it and why? How many people should we invite? (Together, our immediate families(parents, siblings, etc) are 11 people. Extended would probably get much bigger, much quicker. I personally have heart palpitations at the thought of 50 or more.)