How do I address this invitation?

posted 3 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
2534 posts
Sugar bee

I would probably just do it something like this:

Cousin’s Name, Boyfriend’s Name, Son’s Name

Post # 4
2070 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012 - Oak Tree Manor

@Spartanbee:  Ohh that’s tough! Is her son like a son to her BF? Or are they not that close? I would consider sending one invite to your cousin and her BF, and a separate one to the teenage son. Otherwise, list all three of them.

Post # 5
7630 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

@GeekChic:  I agree. I’d just list them. 

Post # 6
157 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Is the teenage son an adult meaning over 18? If so, then give him his own invitation.


However, if you want to follow etiquette, it would be addressed to the household. I.E. The Smith Family


If they do not live together and are not married then he gets, +guest. 

Post # 7
10748 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

@GeekChic:  +1. Don’t overthink it! 

Post # 8
62 posts
Worker bee

If you know the name of the long time boyfriend, then you should list his name on the invitation.  To do otherwise, would be to insult him. If the son is ove 18 send him his own invite, Otherwise just list all three names on the envelope.

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