(Closed) Do I have to invite my future mother-in-law on vacation?

posted 4 years ago in Family
  • poll: Do I have to invite MIL on vacation?
    No, enjoy the time bonding with your SIL's! : (13 votes)
    100 %
    Yes, it will keep the peace and prevent long term drama. : (0 votes)
    I have a better idea!! (Explain below) : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    4162 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I think it’s 100% fine to just invite your SILs.  How awful if your Mother-In-Law gets upset about her DIL’s wanting to spend some quality time together.  If she does throw a fit, have your Darling Husband talk to her and gently say that you were looking forward to a fun girls weekend with your future sisters!

    Post # 3
    4682 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    Ryansgirl:  I agree with you.

    Post # 4
    523 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    MissBridge:  Just invite the FSILs and if your Future Mother-In-Law says something, say that you want some “sister time.” It’s kind of hard to really get to know someone your own age with someone much older (who kind of “outranks” them) around.

    Post # 5
    7673 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    If their partners come, then it’s “family time” and it’s more important to invite her. In that case I wouldn’t do it – I think it would be hard to avoid her being hurt. 

    If it’s just the sisters, I think you can get away with calling it “sister time”. Just tell them to avoid mentioning it beforehand if possible.

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