(Closed) Planning a wedding 6 weeks after FSIL

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
9525 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

She gets a day, 6 weeks is more than enough time in betweeen

Post # 4
2699 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

As long as it’s after I hers I can’t imagine she’ll be upset. 

Post # 5
7642 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

troddenprawn:  I was about to say, “Give at least 2-3 months for the sake of travelling relatives”. But since there are “hardly any” travelling, you’re probably ok. Fiance should probably check with the ones who need to travel to both. But if there are no travelling issues, I’d say 6 weeks is fine. I also don’t see a problem with pushing it into early or mid December.

Depending on your relationship with her, it might be better if your Fiance asks her – she’s his sister.

Post # 7
9544 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

So long as there aren’t lots of guests who would be traveling long distances to both, I think you’re fine! My sister got married 6 weeks before me and it wasn’t a problem, at all! Our only overlapping guests were local, so it didn’t put anybody out and I’ve never really bought into this whole concept of not wanting to “share the spotlight”. 

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