(Closed) Saying ‘no’ to a hens night, but going to reception.

posted 7 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Just say that you can’t make it to the hen’s night, but would be delighted to be at the wedding and the reception. No need to go into details.

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I don’t think it’s a big deal, I’m sure she’ll understand. FI and I plan on attending a friend’s wedding this summer and I was recently invited to her bachelorette but I most likely won’t go. It’s not even because of any strippers, just that I can’t afford to pay for dinner and entertainment in the city when I have my own wedding to pay for. I don’t think she’ll care.

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I would just say that you have another commitment.  Maybe a commitment to your husband not to watch strippers… but she doesn’t need to know that.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Agreed. Send your regrets for the hen night, go to the wedding. (Have a prior engagement.)

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