(Closed) Mom stuff, anyone else?

posted 6 years ago in Family
Post # 5
90 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Yup, my mum basically went batshit crazy about the wedding. She was constantly thinking my Future Mother-In-Law was more involved than she was, accused me of loving them more than her, etc – and when we chose a venue closer to their place than my parents’ it got worse. 

I won’t go into detail because I have a thread in here talking about the gory stuff but needless to say it became abusive – and now neither of my parents are coming at all. 


I do have to say that despite the awful upset planning the wedding has been a lot easier since!


My advice, more than anything, is DO NOT LET IT FESTER. Say something. My biggest regret from all of this is that I hadn’t called my mum out on her behaviour sooner and nipped it in the bud before it got completely out of control. 

Stand your ground – this is your wedding. She loves you, and if she really understands then she will give in – and if she doesn’t understand, you need to be firm but nice. You appreciate their help, etc, but this is your wedding and the details are yours to plan!

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