(Closed) Guest list dilemma

posted 10 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
58 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I don’t believe so.   My mom is inviting many of her friends to the shower she’s throwing me but we are having a small wedding and haven’t invited all of them.  I think that she’s explained to them that we’re having a small wedding (and paying for it ourselves) and we wish we could invite everyone but it’s not feasible.

I would be fine with being invited to a co-worker shower and not being invited to the wedding.

Post # 4
1238 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Work showers are not the same as family showers.  No one there will expect you to invite them to your wedding.  This is just a matter of coworkers wanting to celebrate with you.  My husbands work threw us a shower and I had never met any of them!  It was a lot of fun and I got to meet his coworkers.  They all new we would be having a small wedding, so they knew before throwing it that we would not be inviting them.

Post # 5
390 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

My mom has friends attending a shower, but I don’t know them well, so they won’t be on the invite list.  I don’t believe any of them expect to be, and I’m flattered that they want to be part of a shower.  I agree with the other posters, I don’t think work showers are the same as other showers, and you aren’t required to invite your co-workers.  Regardless of whether or not you invite them, make sure you send them thank yous and let them know how much you appreciate their generousity.

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