My dads partner asked me how much money we received for gifts,

posted 4 years ago in Family
Post # 3
1179 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013


Post # 5
9938 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014



I know I’ll be asked that too.  Some people just don’t have a problem talking about money like that.

Post # 6
640 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Ugh. Awkward! I wouldn’t be surprised if FI’s family asked us something like that…if he didn’t go ahead and tell them first…he just loves to tell people how much money we have! So bizarre…

Post # 7
56 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

That sounds like my grandma! She always wants to know how much everything cost.  My younger brother just graduated high school and had his open house the other day, the first thing she asked him was how much money did you get! 

Post # 8
1762 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I hate discussing money with people.  I think if anyone asks, I’ll just say something vague about all the beautiful cards and how lucky we are to have so many amazing people in our lives to dodge the question.

Post # 9
510 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

just say” enough to get all the beautiful things we wanted”  end of discussion- no one’s business

Post # 10
1302 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I know someone is going to ask me this question.

So rude! I’ll just probably say something like “More than we expected – we have such generous friends/family”

Post # 11
1734 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 1998

My mom asked the question – and, in a fluster, I answered. She’s always had problems with boundaries, and as an adult I’m still learning to enforce them. Sometimes I’ll give away tidbits of personal information lest I awaken a demon.

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