Post # 1
So, we just found out that Future Sister-In-Law might be getting married in July. She’s not sure but it’s a possibility. We’re gettng maried in May, and time off for me is hard to get. I officially have May 5th off and the 6th, but they’re not approveing my honeymoon time until AFTER the new year. It could be anywhere from May to–you guessed it July. The thing is, we told them that this was how it was working for me: they knew we might have our honeymoon in May,June,or July. That’s why we haven’t booked it yet.
I’d have to travel for her wedding, as we live far from them, and I don’t know if I could take that much time off in such a short time. I’ll have used up all my vacation time on my own wedding and money might be tight.
I figure we’d make it work, or worst case- I can’t go 🙁 which would be horrible, but there’s not much that can be done. If it’s within a driving distance I might just call in sick, but they live a few states away. They have lots of family close thought, so who knows where it will be. Details have not been hammered out.
Well, Fiance is pissed. He was going on about her ‘stealing his thunder’ and other craziness. I used this as a perfect oppertunity to pawn off all the comments onto him. I told him he’ll deal with that wedding and how the logistics will work and I’ll handle ours.
Try and tell my Fiance we only get one day. He was SO not hearing it. Oh well. Sibbling rivalry, maybe?
I’m officaly staying out of it. Just tell me a date and I’ll try my best to show up, if we’re not on our honeymoon. I’m still getting married, and she can get married too. I stll don’t see why everyone’s so pissy. Though now his family will have to travel to multiple functions really close together-which might be hard for them. Hopefully not.
Post # 4
I love your reaction to it. You go girl. Tell hubby he needs to talk to his family and sister about how he feels. If they have not really nailed anything down who knows what will happen. Atleast you have your date set and eveyone is not mad at you.
Post # 5
You’re keeping so cool about it all, I give you big kudos for it.
The picture is also amazing.
Post # 6
Well first of all, let me say how refreshing it is to read about how not bothered you are by this, although I find the people that keep asking if you’re pissed to be shit stirring fools. But thumbs up to you!
As far as your Fiance goes, I am guessing it’s a sibling rivalry thing. Husband actually said something similar after we had our first baby and his sister announced her pregnancy- he didn’t use the phrase stealing thunder but made some comment about how his sister got knocked up because she was jealous of all the attention we were getting. Who knows. I don’t have siblings and the relationships all my friends have with theirs are tinged with competition and bids for attention. He’ll get over it.
Post # 7
It’s not really stealing his thunder when its two months after his. Hey, my husbands sister got engaged 5 months after us and had her wedding 3 months before us (and we had sent out Save-The-Date Cards and all that jazz so she knew). See how your Fiance would have felt about that… haha, maybe he’ll stop whining about 2 months after. =)
Post # 8
@Tatum: It’s nice to know other men go through this. I hope he gets over it. She had been enegaged for a while (2-3 years, I don’t exactly rememebr) when we got engaged. He’s pretty sure it’s jealousy-but I I don’t know. Myabe realizing her borther met someone, fell in love, got engaged, and will be getting married all while she had been engaged made her realize she really wanted to get married!
No, that can’t be it. That’s to rational.
Post # 9
@pinkshoes: Oh he’d freak out. I can see his head exploding. LOL
Post # 10
Yay for you for staying above it all. Also wanted to say how much I love that picture, haha! I’ve been laughing for the past 5min thinking about it.