- 6 years ago
- Wedding: May 2013
The venue my Fiance and I chose can host about 130 people for a seated meal. My Future Mother-In-Law is determined to invite more than their 65. First, she suggested renting tables and chairs to move the ‘younger crowd’ outside. My Fiance and I are younger, 19 and 21, and this would have effectively removed all of our friends and most of the Wedding Party, not to mention the cost for tables, chairs, linens, centerpieces, and food.
After vetoing this, her next thought was to invite all those who didn’t make the cut for the wedding to the Rehearsal Dinner. In my opinion, this seems incredibly rude. I have never attended a rehearsal dinner, but it seems like it should be a more intimate time. I also feel that inviting people who won’t be invited to the wedding would offend them.
I do understand that this is her area to plan, and she’s taking care of all the associated costs, so I’m not sure if it would be out of place for me to say anything. If you were in my place, what would you do?