Post # 1
Sorry to be riding on such a downer…but none of our work friends are throwing us a party to celebrate for us. Yes, we had an out of state, small, family only wedding, so none of our colleagues were invited. But several work friends have said the “oh we should throw you a party”… but with no follow up.
When I think of all the showers and parties I’ve attended to celebrate colleagues’ weddings and babies, etc, I feel sort of let down. Guess we’re not popular enough to merit a party of our own. 🙁
And yes, I know that I can’t expect a party. Yes, I know they aren’t obligated. And yes, I know it’s entirely voluntary. Still makes me feel sad though.
Post # 3
@mspartridge: I know how you feel… Wish I knew where they’re coming from — if they aren’t going to do, they should not have said it. You’re not the only one. I’m on the same boat — we’ve been engaged for two years (yes, it was a very long engagement), and no one has yet to throw us a party… Makes me sad, too (eventhough I know they’re not obligated)
Post # 4
Ever year I plan my own bday party. And because fo this, every year it is perfect. You dont need to rely on anyone to throw you anything, if you are clever. I don’t know anythign about you to determine what is fun for you, but perhaps there is a way to get the ball rollong on your ide so others find it easy to join in? Ms Partridge? what city do you live in (near)?
Post # 5
People may think they shouldn’t throw you a party since you didn’t invite them to the wedding. If you want to have one, call it a “hometown reception” and thow it yourself.