Post # 1
Short and to the point we put our deposit down on a venue with out date. Turns out it is one week after my parent’s weding anniversary (both dates are on a Saturday conveniently). My mom mentioned it would be neat if we got married on their wedding date…not a big deal to me to change the date with no penalty. My parents have a happy marriage so it would be sentimental. Would you change your date?
Post # 2
How does your FI feel about it? Does he want something unique to the two of you? Will it upset his parents? If it was just my decision, and my parents had a happy marriage, I’d think it was kind of sweet, but there are other players involved who may feel somehow slighted.
Post # 3
fascinated: Honestly my fiance could care less. We have to get married during a small gap of time because of school reasons, so whether it’s one week or another he doesn’t care.
Post # 4
I voted yet, but I guess I wouldn’t go out of my way to get married on their anniversary. I don’t think it matters one way or another. I was actually born on my parents’ wedding anniversary!
Post # 5
I got married the day before my parent’s 35th wedding anniversary. Not on purpose, but it was still pretty cool. I’m not sure I’d change it to make it happen, but I wouldn’t be opposed.
Post # 6
I voted no, only because I would like to have my own date. That being said though, if you really want to change your date change it. I’m sure it would mean a lot to your parents
Post # 7
Assuming you won’t lose your deposit and it won’t mess up any other plans – if you *and* your FI want to, why not. It’s cute.
Post # 8
For me, I honestly wouldn’t do that, purely because I’d like FI to have our own date. But if it’s something that you and your FI want, go for it!
Post # 9
sunelake27: I’m doing it! This Saturday! On my parent’s 45th wedding anniversary.
I think it is a nice way to honour them.
Post # 10
I am getting married the week after my parents 33rd wedding anniversary. I almost went for the same day, without realizing it… I definitely wanted them to have their own day and me to have mine. I am going to he honoring their milestone at my wedding though.
Post # 11
I wanted to do this too! My parents 50th is coming up this May, unfortunuately we cant pull it together in time but I reallllllly wanted to. I think its the sweetest thing:)
Post # 12
If your mom thinks it would be a cute idea and you don’t have a sentimental attachment to the date you’ve already chosen (and your FI doesn’t care one way or the other), I would switch.
Post # 13
I would totally do it!! I even mentioned this to my SO the other day and he said “That would be cool! Let’s not do it on my parents though lol”… Both of my parents are dead and his parents divorced, so he doesn’t want anything to do with their wedding in ours. Since my parents are dead, it would be a little different because it would still be our day anyways since they can’t celebrate.
Post # 14
We accidentally picked the same day as my grandparents – just from our schedules it seemed best for going for mid-August, which happens to be the same as my paternal grandparents. Since they raised me and have always been a very important part of my life, I think it’s awesome. FI thinks it’s perfectly okay as well. My grandparents were very excited about it. I would say it depends on the relationships between everyone involved.