(Closed) Did I accidentally steal her thunder?

posted 5 years ago in Family
Post # 16
2868 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

noms…cake:  They need to get over it. Cousin usually means that half your family is entirely unrelated plus you have separate sets of friends and  your Fiance is completely unrelated. It is not all about them.

Post # 17
11651 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

And this is why I avoid Facebook for personal,things. I swear everyone acts like they are in junior high on fb. Your family is being absurd and childish. 

IGNORE THEM. put them in a mental timeout like you would a child. Ugh.

Post # 18
787 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Don’t apologize – don’t do anything. It would absurd if they got upset but he’s getting married in several weeks. Please do not feel like you have to be respectful of their insane feelings to the point of hiding your excitement over your engagement. That’s absurd.

Post # 19
7371 posts
Busy Beekeeper

WTF does an engagement have to do with wedding that happening in a few weeks. Haven’t they been engaged? thats crazy.

Post # 20
238 posts
Helper bee

bklynbridetobe:  Yep,  crazy. I bet they think they ‘ own’  certain baby names too . ” But you can’t call your baby  Joseph, I’ve always always planned to call my son  (if I have one)  Joseph ….!”

Post # 22
592 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

Lol are you serious.. You can’t even announce your engagement without people being upset because he’s getting married in a few weeks..? Its an announcement! How does that steal thunder! Lol. They are being ridicccculous, do not apologize over this. You should never have to apologize for announcing something important in your life.

Post # 24
963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015 - On a Cliff Overlooking the Bay, Florida

noms…cake:  most people dont get to pick when they get engaged (mine was a surprise) I mean I knew it was comin some day not the day it happened…. was your Fiance supposed to check with your entire family to see if it was a good time to propose??? 

Their wedding is in a couple weeks not days or hours…….you did nothing wrong.

Post # 25
182 posts
Blushing bee

What does you getting engaged have to do with your cousin getting married in a few weeks? That makes absolutly no sense at all.


Post # 26
1848 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

As a PP said, I get bothered by stupid crap like this and even I wouldn’t be upset. It’s nothing to apologize for. Congrats!

P.S. – wow, I would avoid that reception like the plague. Eat, drink a little, then peace out.

  • This reply was modified 4 years, 8 months ago by  sealevels.
Post # 27
238 posts
Helper bee

Tinatiny1:  Ab-so-lutely! I have actually eschewed the whole thing and feel no lack of fb in my life .At all.  

Post # 28
238 posts
Helper bee

noms…cake:  What nonsense it all is . I was sort of joking  about baby names too! I   hope  you don’t entertain for a second the notion that  you are not ‘allowed ‘ certain baby names !

Actually, they’ll  probably choose insane kreatyvlee spelld ones so you ‘ll be safe anyway .

And yes, out of that reception the very instant the danger signs  show , grab your bag and  your man  and  be off. Feign death if necessary.

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