- 4 years ago
Hi bees, some of you might remember my earlier posts about my mom trying to control everything about my wedding. I basically feel like she has something to complain about every decision I make regarding the wedding.
It has all come to a head today with a rather large freak out on my behalf.
I am having a small wedding with 34 guests and no bridal party, because of this I wanted to have two long tables set up for the reception. I thought this would made everyone feel together and make me and my fiancé feel apart of it all without it being weird or any guests being the ‘chosen’ ones on our table.
Mom has a HUGE problem with this, saying that a lot of the guest will have their backs to the dance floor and the view out of the windows durning dinner.
I can understand this may be an issue, so I’ve organized lounges to be placed on either side of the dance floor so durning the ‘dancing time’ people who don’t want to dance can sit to the side and watch and still feel involved. I think it’s a unique idea and will make people very comfortable.
BUT…yes you guessed it…this is still not good enough for her and she has made up a whole list of other problems she has with the seating arrangement.
Just had her yelling down the phone at me, telling me that ‘everyone’ thinks it’s a stupid idea and you need round tables ect. When I tried to talk about my feelings and what I think people will do, she hung up the phone on me. I feel like I’m dealing with a 2 year old having a tantrum because they are not getting their own way.
I’m really at braking point, and I need to find out what others think about this seating arrangement. I’m at the point in the wedding planning where I need to start making soils decisions. Only 4 weeks to go !
She thinks that the wedding is not about the bride, it’s about the guests! This is no joke….she even said it to the dressmaker yesterday at my fitting because I want to wear blue shoes and she thinks it’s wrong because the guests won’t like it and want to see me more traditional.
She thinks that people will not be able to talk to each other on long tables. What do you think ?
I think people will talk more and feel very involved and special. It’s a great way for people to all be together and not to leave any groups out.