(Closed) Can I give my STD's to friends/family or do I have to mail them?

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Should I hand out my STD's or mail them?
    Hand them to friends/family : (23 votes)
    66 %
    Mail them : (12 votes)
    34 %
  • Post # 3
    6124 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I think that is fine to hand over the StD to that family member.  However, if there will be people in your presence who are not getting the Std, then I would mail them to avoid awkardness.


    Just don’t give the stack to so and so who will relay the cards to someone.  I heard of FMILs passing them out to her own friends instead!


    Post # 4
    2437 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @Lily_of_the_valley:  i hand delivered a few of my stds and invitations. i was too excited to wait to mail them out.

    Post # 5
    3265 posts
    Sugar bee

    As long as you are discreet about no one seeing you give, if not everyone is invited.


    Though I personally would be more likely to lose it in my purse or car, then I would if you mailed it. 

    That’s my problem though, not yours.


    Post # 6
    11752 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999


    Post # 7
    1671 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Church

    @Lily_of_the_valley:  If you are going to see them in person, why not? It saves on stamps and wondering if people got the invites or if the post lost them I would just be aware of who you are around so you don’t do it in front of people who are not invited …

    Post # 9
    1815 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

    We mailed a few and the person was like “…you see me every tuesday, why did you waste a stamp?” Lol. there’s no “right” answer. Depends on the person. I think handing it to them is more personal. Think of it like a birthday card – mailed ones are nice, but it’s more personal when the person is there.

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