(Closed) how much is FI helping?

posted 6 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: how much does your FI help?
    he's totally involved, as much as i am! : (14 votes)
    39 %
    not involved whatsoever! : (2 votes)
    6 %
    he helps when he can : (7 votes)
    19 %
    he will do a task if i ask him, but it takes him forever!! : (13 votes)
    36 %
    other. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    2815 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    @missashley884:  That sounds like my Fiance.  You’d think he’d be on top of his groomsmen to get their tuxes and stuff, but he’s not.  I’ve had to do all of that.  Any information anyone has gotten has been from me.  Of course, he has strong opinions on things, but he doesn’t help out any.  I tracked down all the missing RSVPs when they were all his family.  I’ll work on stuff after dinner and he’ll sit there watching tv.  He doesn’t offer to help and won’t do it even if I start complaining.  It’s very frustrating.  

    Post # 4
    5890 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2012

    he’s amazing.  at this point, i’m so over planning, and he’s totally running the ship. he’s been super involved the whole time though.  it’s been a partnership for sure.

    Post # 5
    615 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012 - Mother of the Bride's residence

    Mr. Dragon was pretty up front about not wanting to be involved with a lot of stuff. We have differing opinions but I care about details more than he does, so for the most part I’m running the show. He’s handling a few things that he cares about, and he will help out if I ask — I just kind of have to keep at him to do it, and sometimes I have to get him started. For instance with our wedding website, I had to sit down with him and open up the site and get him going on it RIGHT THEN or it would not get done.

    Post # 5
    1729 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    my Fiance is very involved, hes been to several bridal shows, helped pick the colors went to ALL vendor appts,i s very opinionated on the whole and even Occasionally helps on crafts 

    Post # 6
    2414 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Fiance is willing to help with things, but his time-table and mine do not jive.

    Post # 7
    679 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Fiance is pretty much trusting me with everything.  But we do most decision together.  I’ll bring some idea, and he helps chose.  I also told him he should choose the cake since he’s the expert when it comes to sweets, so he made the final decision on the cake.

    Post # 8
    9719 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    To my surprise, my Fiance has wanted to be involved in every step of planning so far.  He’s even made some choices I didn’t think he would go for, but was pleasantly surprised that he did.  So far we’ve been lucky and smooth sailing, even though we still have a long way to go.  All of his suggestions have been wonderful and we’ve actually agreed on everything.  I’ve been really lucky.  (so far!)

    Post # 9
    4676 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I haven’t expected too much from my Fiance during planning.  I don’t expect him to help out with all my DIYing (although it would have been nice for him to offer to help me with the invites this weekend as he was sitting right next to me!) Or in calling anyone (The one time I gave him a calling vendor task I had to call them back the next day).  We have a vague idea about suits in which he has helped with some decission making.  But, like I said, I really don’t expect much.  

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