Post # 1
Im in early planning stages for my wedding and thought I’d see what you lovelies think before I choose dates. My FI and I have both decided we don’t want a summer or winter wedding, as we live in Australia and summers can mean 40degree days and winter can be 10 degrees and raining. We also wanted to wait around a year to get married. Only problem in FI’s sister is getting married in early October. I will speak to her before booking anything but I’m looking at end of November. I thought making my wedding after hers would be respectful of her excitement, but is that a crappy position to put her in? We would both be getting married within 2 hour of home and there is hardly anyone mutually traveling far.
Post # 2
She gets a day, 6 weeks is more than enough time in betweeen
Post # 4
As long as it’s after I hers I can’t imagine she’ll be upset.
Post # 5
troddenprawn: I was about to say, “Give at least 2-3 months for the sake of travelling relatives”. But since there are “hardly any” travelling, you’re probably ok. FI should probably check with the ones who need to travel to both. But if there are no travelling issues, I’d say 6 weeks is fine. I also don’t see a problem with pushing it into early or mid December.
Depending on your relationship with her, it might be better if your FI asks her – she’s his sister.
Post # 6
troddenprawn: 6 weeks is plenty of time! Go for it!
Post # 7
So long as there aren’t lots of guests who would be traveling long distances to both, I think you’re fine! My sister got married 6 weeks before me and it wasn’t a problem, at all! Our only overlapping guests were local, so it didn’t put anybody out and I’ve never really bought into this whole concept of not wanting to “share the spotlight”.