(Closed) How much work are you missing for the wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Career
  • poll: How much time have you taken off work for your wedding? (not counting the honeymoon)
    A few hours here and there : (2 votes)
    2 %
    one or two days : (20 votes)
    23 %
    between three and five days : (21 votes)
    24 %
    between 6 and 10 days : (26 votes)
    30 %
    More than two weeks : (17 votes)
    20 %
  • Post # 3
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Franklin Plaza

    I took 3 days off before the wedding, mostly because it was out of town and we had to drive 3 hours up to the venue. If it was local we probably would have just taken 1 day off.

    Post # 4
    7651 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Darling Husband and I took off the day before the wedding for rehearsal and the wedding day (because it was on a Friday).

    I think taking off a few more days before wouldn’t be a bad thing. Nor a few days after. Work was surprised that I didn’t take more days 🙂

    Post # 5
    9056 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I didn’t take any time here and there but took a full week off beforehand to do last minute stuff and visit with guests who came into town early. 

    Post # 6
    2786 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Our wedding (and most of our events-shower, bachelorette) have been in a different city than where we live. So I’ve taken: 1 day for my shower, 2 for my bachelorette, and am taking a week off beofre the wedding.

    Post # 7
    3078 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I’m taking a 1/2 day friday, taking off Saturday, Wedding is on Sunday (my work is closed on sundays), then I’m off Monday and Tuesday and back Wednesday

    Post # 8
    1828 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    oh shit… didn’t see this whole “not counting the honeymoon” thing.

    i answered 2+ weeks (for my wedding and honeymoon)- 2 days before the wedding i’ll leave.

    other than that, i took 1 day for my bach party

    and i’m going to go in late (and stay late) when we get our marriage liscense. thats it.

    Post # 9
    94 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m taking the entire week before our wedding off, and have taken several days and half-days here and there. Since our wedding is Labor Day weekend, I have a free extra day built in the week after, too!

    Post # 10
    10288 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I took 5 days total (not including the HM) but only 3 of them were right before our wedding. One day was taken off a few weeks prior to do a walkthrough of the venue during the day and another was taken off the week before to try to get some extra crap accomplished. 

    Post # 11
    662 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I took 3 days off the week of the wedding. Wednesday to hang at the beach with my Mom, Thursday to hang out and get my nails, toes done, and Friday to travel to the location and do last minute stuff before the rehearsal and dinner that night.

    Post # 12
    2893 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think I’ll be away from work fooorrrr…hmm…8 days? I didn’t really need that much time off but I have like 50 days of leave saved. Yeah. This chick needs to take more vacations. 🙂

    Post # 13
    640 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Everyday I feel like taking off a few hours to get in some extra DIY time, but I fight the urge. We have to drive 4 hours to our site, so we are leaving the wednesday before.

    Post # 14
    5011 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I took five weeks off for our wedding and honeymoon and I don’t even vaguely regret it. It was WONDERFUL!

    Post # 16
    267 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m taking off the week before and the week after. Then a week and a half for our honeymoon in January!

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