(Closed) should i let her bring a +1?

posted 7 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Should I make an exception and let this guest bring a date?
    Yes - you already made room for an additional guest & you accidentally invited her ex : (26 votes)
    84 %
    No - you want an intimate wedding & other single guests are not bringing dates : (5 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    7 posts
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I feel like since the invitation suggests 2 people to be invited, you can’t take that back.

    Post # 4
    2373 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2008

    This is complicated. She probably assumes people are allowed dates so it’s not like she’s purposely being rude.. I might let this one slip.

    Post # 5
    3639 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    Let it slide, you’ve already budgeted for the +1. If anyone questions it you can explain the situation. Most people would understand. Or just the “she’s going through a hard breakup and needs support/she doesn’t know many people at the wedding”

    Post # 6
    4327 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 1992

    Yeah, I’m going with letting her bring her friend. Especially if the ex is still invited. Even if he isn’t, cut the poor girl some slack. She probably felt like she and her ex were headed down the alter soon after you, and if you take time to read the “Waiting” threads, it’s a little stab in the heart for those ladies who aren’t yet engaged to go to a wedding, no matter how happy they are for their friends. Her situation is slightly WORSE, because at least the “Waiting” bees still have their SOs at their side for support. She just got dumped. It’s a crappy place to be. She’ll appreciate the ability to bring some moral support along, and you’re doing a good deed. It’s no loss to you either way– had she still had the Boyfriend or Best Friend in tow, it’s the same plate to fill at the reception. 🙂

    Post # 7
    2305 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I agree with the consensus and in particular with JulesSchnooks: it would be doing her more good than you harm.

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