(Closed) If you receive an awesome gift, but it's late, are you disappointed?

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
760 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I believe that etiquette allows wedding guests up to a year after the wedding date to send gifts.  I wouldn’t worry about it.  I’d still LOVE it even if it was late!

Call you friend and ask 🙂

Post # 4
2400 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@worldtraveler:  The older I get I don’t care. lol I know Darling Husband isn’t going to get me anything but I don’t have hurt feelings. We received presents about a month after the wedding and honestly it didn’t bother me. I know people get busy and have their own lives.

Post # 5
745 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I’m always most appreciative of the thought and generosity involved in a person giving me a gift, so I wouldn’t have a problem with it getting there late. Getting angry over a gift being late seems ungrateful to me.

Post # 6
7770 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I would be happy getting almost any gift and definitely at any time!

Post # 7
1163 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I would not be one bit disappointed. As PP has pointed out, etiquette states you can send a gift up to one year after the wedding.

Post # 8
733 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’d be stoked because I wouldn’t have been expecting it!

Post # 12
705 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I would be a little excited if it was late i suppose… in a kid-ish way, because that would be i would have another present that i would get to open!! 🙂 Don’t worry, it is the thought that counts any ways!

Post # 13
4272 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Who gets mad when they get a gift?

Post # 14
401 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Maybe my family is just lazy, but I usually receive half my presents after the fact lol. I say it’s NBD.

Post # 15
1328 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I don’t mind gifts not being on time.  I’ve given and gotten birthday gifts months in advance or months late from people I wouldn’t be seeing closer to the date.  In my family it’s common to get a card with a picture of a gift on Chirstmas morning because it hasn’t shipped yet. 

If someone is very formal about etiquette they may be more sensitive about it, but I can’t see anyone being upset because a gift is late.

Post # 16
1297 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I don’t mind. For your wedding, Christmas, etc., you’re already expecting gifts. But when one comes late, it is more exciting because it’s not expected!

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