FMIL wants second ceremony – please help!! Advice needed!

posted 1 year ago in Ceremony
Post # 16
987 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

have your desitnation wedding. then have a reception back home. do not do a second ceremony. i like th eidea of running the video though, that would be nice

Post # 18
6863 posts
Busy Beekeeper

Why can’t you have a videographer at your real ceremony and share a recording? Nobody would be witnessing a ceremony at this congratulatory reception, including grandma, so why pretend? 

Post # 19
573 posts
Busy bee

No absolutely do not do a “fake” wedding ceremony. We eloped and had a casual celebration party after and just played a 2-3 min video of our ceremony. Nobody knew we were going to play it so they were surprised and enjoyed it. 

A video for Granny would be my only compromise. Sorry, gran!

Post # 20
1266 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

Asking you to do another whole ceremony is outragerous in my opinon.

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