Lack of friends at wedding

posted 3 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
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3016 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

You aren’t alone!! My FI is in exactly the same situation and another Bee wrote about the same thing. The best advice I heard someone give– here on the forum– was that this is going to be your family now! If you look at it that way, you’ll have a LOT of people at the wedding! 

But don’t worry, no one will think it’s odd. Just make the most of your day/evening and everyone will be charmed by you. 

Also, by that time, who knows? Things can change.

Post # 5
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2132 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

That is the reverse of our situation.  We aren’t having sides in the church. Weddings are about bringIng people together anyways

Post # 6
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3280 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

It’s about the same for us. Of the 350 people invited, only 8 are my friends and FI has about 25 friends invited. We wanted to invite a lot more of our friends but our families are so huge there was just no way. 

Post # 8
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1036 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@LoveKurtGeiger:  I had my sister, a cousin, 3 bridesmaids, and 2 friends who came to my wedding. Then a few family members, grandmother, aunts, uncles and parents. That’s it. I got really sad about that for awhile during the process – but on the day, it was perfect. I knew those were the people who cared about me the most. And Im so glad there werent “half-assed” friends there. 

Post # 9
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@LoveKurtGeiger:  You also have plenty of time to re-connect with your old friends and make some new ones!

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