(Closed) Invitation Will Hurt Feelings

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Post # 3
Member
213 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My dad is paying for most of our wedding while we havepaid for a decent chunk too. My mom hasnt because she doesnt have the funds and shes kind of hurt by it. His parents arent paying because we refuse to let them they gave us a large gift for housewarming and paid our downpayment on the house as a gift. This is how we worded it. I asked dad and he was ok with it under the circumstances that and he could care less about ettiquette. Hope it helps a little?

He asked, and she said yes…
or was it the other way around?
However it happened
Kelsey
and
Patrick
are getting married
and they ask you to join them
on Saturday, the thirteenth of October
at half past three in the afternoon
Sugar Grove Carriage House

Post # 4
Member
83 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

Our joy will be more complete if you can share in the marriage of our daughter Susette Ann to Jordan Jake Alletts on Saturday, June twenty-first two thousand eighteen at three o’clock in the afternoon 12997 Riverdale Way Little Falls, Virginia (just replace names/info with your info/names)

 

Mr. and Mrs. Clooney request the honor of your presence at the Nuptial Mass at which their daughter Melanie Clooney and Mr. John Goodman will be united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on the tenth of May two thousand eighteen at five o’clock in the evening St. Joseph’s Cathedral 109 87th Avenue Queens, New York

 

As we shall become one to share all the days of our lives… Mr. and Mrs. Feeney request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Patricia Feeney to Lucas Brooks on the sixth of December two thousand eighteen at three o’clock in the afternoon Biltmore Resort 19 Biltmore Road Bellaire, Louisiana

 

In this season of joy, we celebrate God’s greatest gift Mr. and Mrs. Payne request the honor of your presence at the holiday ceremony uniting their daughter Meredith Payne and Conner Williams on December twentieth two thousand eighteen at four o’clock in the afternoon St. Marks Cathedral 79 St. James Avenue Palm Village, Washington

 

In the spirit of peace and joy this holiday season Beth and George Thomas request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Michelle to Tom Sullivan on Friday, the tenth of January two thousand eighteen at six o’clock in the evening The Siesta Resort 455 Indiana Drive Sebring, Illinois

 

 

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Post # 5
Member
990 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@Futuremrsmoleton:  I disagree with you on this. Traditionally It would read asmine does.

Mr. and Mrs. John X. LXXX

request your presence

at the wedding of their daughter

Latortuga turtle shell

to

Duck feather Bill

on

June the 1st 2013

at 5:00p.m.

blah blah blah

Traditionally it was whomever paid, My Fi’s parents are not on there they know they don’t care. It it not a big deal I think ou might be a little stressed on this and I hope this eases your worry

Post # 6
Member
511 posts
Busy bee

@Futuremrsmoleton:  The wording your parents favour is actually the traditional way that invitations were worded.  If your parents are paying for 90% of the wedding, I don’t think that should be a problem.  If you put the groom’s parents names on them and they don’t even attend, that’s going to look a little strange, no? Or am I misinterpreting something?

Post # 7
Member
433 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

@Futuremrsmoleton:  

My fiance’s family is unsupportive too and we don’t know if Mother-In-Law will be there either but we made sure to make the invite neutral just for this purpose:

“It is with joy that we, Sally Bride and Joe Groom invite you to share our happiness as we vow our lives to one another at 3pm on November 3rd, 2012 at Resort & Spa, yada yada yada….”

Instead of putting family on the invite we thanked family in our wedding programs.

Or, you could say ‘together with their families, Sally Bride and Joe Groom invite you…”

Honestly the invite isn’t about thanking your family. It’s about presenting the event to your guests. You will have plenty of opportunity to thank them later. Just my opinion.

Post # 9
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5428 posts
Bee Keeper

You could mention both parents as (daughter of Mr and Mrs Bride) and son of Mr and Mrs Groom 

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