Post # 1
I’m getting married in 10 weeks. The invitations have not gone out yet because my parents refuse to come to an agreement with the wording of them.
Some background info:My parents are divorced, my dad and step mom are paying for most of the wedding, we are helping with everything that we can, my mom is single and does not have as much money as my dad but she will help with what she can, df’s family is going to pay for everything that is expected of them plus the flowers, and most importantly my dad & step mom and my mom all hate each other!! 🙂
We are making the invitations ourselves and the orignial wording was
“mrdad & mrsstepmom invite you to the wedding of their daighter…”
My mom(and her family) were obviously hurt and upset that my mom was not included on the invitation.
I came up with the compromise of
“The parents of brittney invite you to the wedding….”
My dad and step mom were so mad! They wanted to have just their names, and to get the recognition of paying for the wedding.
I just don’t know what to do! Somebody is going to get hurt either way:(
Should my mom be included just because she is my mom? Or is ettiquette more important then my moms feelings?
Post # 3
I will tell you what we did. My mom is divorced from my stepfather and my father-in-law is engaged but not married. This is how we did it:
Bride’s Mother Groom’s Mother
Bride’s Father Groom’s Father
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their children
BRIDE & GROOM
Tuesday, the fourteenth of February
Two thousand Twelve
It was lined up nicely of course. My mom paid for the majority of the wedding with my dad kicking in some and my husband’s parents basically nada but everyone was included. My mother did fancy herself the hostess of the wedding because she paid but our all got on to an even degree.
ETA: I just edited a photo of the invite to show. It was the proof the invitation shop sent me. Whenever the uploader starts working again I’ll post it.
Post # 4
I am in the same situation. Both Fiance and I’s parents are divorced and remarried. Because it would be so complicated to include everyone, we are doing either
[me] and [FI] along with their families invite you to..
[mom] & [dad] invite you to the wedding of their daughter….
Post # 5
Mr Dad and Mrs Stepmom request the honor of your presence at the wedding of
Daughter of Ms Mom and Mr Dad