(Closed) FMIL wants names on invitations

posted 7 years ago in Family
  • poll: What would you do?

    Keep invitation as is

    Put parent names on back

    Redesign and put parent names on invitation

  • Post # 32
    68 posts
    Worker bee

    I would keep them as is.  No one else has a problem with it, the designs are a gift (so sweet! I hope my future brother-in-law will do the same for Jason and me!), and your parents and/or his aren’t paying for the entire wedding.  

    Post # 33
    41 posts
    • Wedding: October 2014

    From everything I’ve read on invitation etiquette, only the people hosting are technically supposed to be mentioned on the invites.  It’s kind of weird to have someone who is not hosting to be on there, as a non-host can’t politely invite people to someone else’s event.

    If she is actually helping to host the wedding, I do like the idea of ‘together with their families”  Nice and neutral.


    Post # 34
    1604 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I dont like the “and our families” if one family is contibuting very substantially.  They deserve to have their names on invite.  It is common in Jewish families to have MOB/FOB invite blah blah and then Groom, son of ….

    Post # 35
    2278 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I’d go with your invitation as is 🙂

    Post # 36
    51 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    If they are chipping in money, they should be included in some fashion.  And mentioned because they gave money.  It’s rude to not include them at all.

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