(Closed) Is your fiance(e)/spouse/partner helping with thank you notes?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Is your fiance(e)/spouse/partner helping with thank you notes?
    No : (11 votes)
    32 %
    Yes, by addressing envelopes : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Yes, by writing some : (2 votes)
    6 %
    Yes, we're going 50-50 : (5 votes)
    15 %
    Yes, by writing to people on his/her side : (15 votes)
    44 %
  • Post # 3
    6572 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    he offered to do half, but i said i’d do them. i’m unemployed now and he’s working all day, so i figure i have tons more free time than him and it would just be silly to make him do it.

    Post # 4
    1757 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We sent out our Save-The-Date Cards with our holiday cards, and we split those up my side/his side. We’ll be doing thank you cards the same way.

    Post # 5
    4765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

    He definitely would if I asked him to, but he has horrible handwriting, and I’d like our guests to be able to READ our thank you notes, lol! He’ll definitely sign them all though!

    Post # 6
    1250 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Like amanda.lynn, my fiance is getting out of it because of his TERRIBLE handwriting. I’m pretty sure I’ll be writing all of them (with the exception of maybe his close friends that I don’t know too well.) I’m too embarrassed to have his chicken scratch on any more of our thank you notes than necessary! I’ll be sure to find other ways he can help me out to make up for the writer’s cramp I’m sure I’ll develop…

    Post # 7
    5823 posts
    Bee Keeper

    You didn’t have an option for “He wrote 100% of them.”  My Darling Husband has beautiful handwriting, and I have the handwriting of a four year old.  So all I did was type out what I wanted written on each card, and he wrote it out for me!  AND he addressed all the envelopes.  He’s pretty much a godsend, LOL.

    Post # 8
    178 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    It’s all me but I don’t really mind.  I’m writting them as we start receiving gifts so it’s not like I’m going to be writting them all in one day. 

    Post # 9
    1940 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    My writing is a lot of better than his, so I will be writing them.  He will sign his name on each of them, so that’s kind of “helping” LOL

    Post # 11
    5154 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    My fiance’ and I wanted to do it 50/50 but he has awful handwritting! awful! I’m not saying mine is amazing but it is neat and easy to read…

    so now I am torn!

    Post # 12
    1426 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    Absolutely! They’re his gifts too!  We both think it’s only right if we split the work on that one (though I totally understand the handwriting concern).

    Post # 13
    18643 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    My husband has horrible handwriting.  I can barely read it and I don’t want to subject others to it!

    Post # 14
    1148 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    My Fiance has icky hand-writing, but I’m going to make him address envelopes anyway, because I don’t want to do it all by myself.

    Post # 15
    522 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’m doing all of it myself because of FI’s handwriting. I don’t mind.

    Post # 16
    2196 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    FI’s letters individually look worse than mine, but I can’t write in a straight line on unruled paper for crap.  So we’re each in an equally bad position to be writing notes (and frankly, my handwriting gets AWFUL when I’m writing lots).  I’ll kill him if he doesn’t split it 50/50 with me.

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