Post # 17
I know my family is not above boycotting because they cut me off for a long time after I eloped.
This is why I am going to simply pretend the invitation got lost in the mail. Being honest will not work with my family.
They do acknowledge the bad relationship, but they are mostly on his side because I am “disrespectful.” My family is very sexist and they think I should swallow abuse from family members if they are older than me.
My brother is nothing but an evil bully. I have told him that if he ever assaults me like that again, I will call the police on him. I am so happy that he rarely visits our family and when he does, I steer clear.
Post # 18
Do not invite him no matter what kind of family drama it may cause. This is your day to shine and to be happy. How are you going to be able to enjoy yourself if you are stressed out that he is there? I am so sorry to hear that your family sweeps behavior like this under the rug. If he treats his own flesh and blood like this, saldy I can only imgaine the treatment his poor wife must endure behind closed doors.
You said yourself that you didnt get a wedding the first time around, THIS IS YOUR TIME TO SHINE! If people give you problems, do like you said, pretend it got lost in the mail and act like it’s no big deal. Stuff like really does happen all of the time!