(Closed) Help please with Invitation wording!

posted 7 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Should we....
    Include both parents names on invitations (bride and groom's parents) : (2 votes)
    25 %
    Just have our names (bride and groom) : (2 votes)
    25 %
    Other (explain) : (4 votes)
    50 %
  • Post # 3
    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    If you do “son of” and “daughter of” it doesn’t imply they are paying or hosting. If the bride’s parents are hosting you would usually put “Mr. And Mrs. BridesParents request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter…” Or something similar. 

    Whether you their their names on the invite is really a personal preference, but it is possible to put their names on their while not implying that they are hosting. There’s nothing wrong with leaving them off, though

    Post # 4
    714 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @JMM13:  I like the option of:

    “Together with their families

    JMM13 and JMM13’s Fiance

    Invite you to celebrate….”

    That way you don’t offend your parents and still keep it a little traditional but don’t have to feel like your parents are giving you away with a dowry and all haha!

    Post # 6
    1022 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @JMM13:  we are paying for all of it on our own, our parents have each gifted us decent amounts of money even though we said we didn’t need it.  so we went with Me and HIm together with our parents, invite you….

    Post # 8
    552 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Why not ask your parents how they feel? 

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