- 4 years ago
I’m new to this site but have been reading the threads for weeks now so hopefully someone can help me out.
Me and my fiance have been together 7 years. We have 2 kids, a mortgage etc. We have finally decided to get married!
Now the drama is the guest list. All we want is a really small wedding. We initially were going to invite immediate family only. We have since decided to invite a few more family members basically the ones we would invite over for a Sunday bbq. So we have our guest list of family we feel we have good relationships with. Now the in laws are whinging complain that certain people should be invited as they are family. One Aunty is invited with 2 of her 3 adult children. The other child is in his mid 20s & has had nothing to do with us our whole relationship. When we have seen him he doesn’t even know mine or my kids names. I don’t want him there and neither does my fiance but his family is carrying on telling us who we have to invite.
We have been together a long time and his family us always full of drama that we usually stay out of it. But we can’t this time as its our wedding. We we both adamant that we only want a really small wedding. We want it to be an intimate party not surrounded by people who don’t know our names.
Do you think I should just invite him to shut them up? Or stick to my guns explaining the whole small, intimate wedding and ask them to respect that?