Post # 1
Is it necessary to have a shower? We have gone from eloping, to having a back yard wedding. I really don’t want a shower. We are not having a bridal party. I don’t really want anyone to plan anything for me. If someone asks should I accept the offer? I just really don’t want a shower and don’t know what to do.
Post # 3
If you really don’t want one and someone offers just politely decline. It isn’t necessary to have on at all – especially if you are not comfortable with one!
Post # 4
@sarbear831: There are no rules. This is your wedding, no one elses (Ok maybe your fiance’s too). If you don’t want one, don’t have one. Like WeddingBells2014 said, just politely decline 🙂
Post # 5
- Wedding: July 2013 - The front lawn of our church
@sarbear831: No, you don’t have to have one:) However, make sure you’re really tactful if someone offers to throw one and you turn it down. All of my BMs were from out of town so my FMIL really wanted to throw my shower. I really didn’t want her to, but she was just so excited about it I knew it would hurt her feelings if I said no.
Post # 6
@sarbear831: You absolutely don’t have to have one. I would tell a few key people (your mother, a sister etc) that you actively do not want one in case someone gets it in their head that they’re going to throw you a surprise shower.
Post # 7
No u don’t have to have one. No one gave me a shower and I didn’t throw my own.
Post # 8
@sarbear831: No, you don’t have to have one. My MOH wanted to throw one for me, but I told her I didn’t want one. She was pretty adamant about throwing me one, but we finally agreed not to do it. If someone offers, just politely decline.