(Closed) FIL’s comments about money! (stupid vent)

posted 8 years ago in Money
Post # 3
7300 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

I would def say something. If she feels like $15k isn’t a lot of money then she should contribute. If not, then she needs to shut it. 

Post # 4
64 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Yes, I agree with you: rude comment. I wouldn’t go out of my way to call her up and talk about the comment, but rather I would wait and see if she mentions it again. If so, I would politely say something like “well, this is our budget and we are firm on it” and move on. Maybe even find a way that you would love any and all help (if she cannot pitch in) to help keep costs down like helping with crafts or decorations.

Post # 5
44 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

It’s a fine line, but I do think its important to set these boundaries early in the marriage. If she says something again, I would make sure to let jer know that you, your fiance and your father have set a budget that you’re happy with and that you want to stick to that out of respect for everyone involved.

Post # 6
1937 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I don’t think you want to spend the rest of your life afraid to speak your mind for fear that she won’t like you. I would let your fi say something to her because that was incredibly rude. He should be the one to deal with these comments.

The topic ‘FIL’s comments about money! (stupid vent)’ is closed to new replies.

Find Amazing Vendors