(Closed) Super small wedding guest list dilemma…

posted 6 years ago in Family
  • poll: What should I do
    Just immediate family....no aunts (even thought fiance says it won't feel right w/out his godmother) : (4 votes)
    31 %
    Immediate family + godmother and cousin from my side : (7 votes)
    54 %
    Large wedding with all aunts and uncles invited : (1 votes)
    8 %
    Throw it all away and invite everyone, family, extended family, friends, parents friends, and pets! : (1 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    6355 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Cut it off at the godmother he really wouldn’t feel right not inviting. (Include her as the final guest).

    If you nor he feel a major pang of guilt when you think of leaving so-and-so off the list, keep them off it.

    (but just to be clear… do invite essential guests’ husbands/wives… couples can be quite offended if only one of the two are invited). 

    Post # 4
    3230 posts
    Sugar bee

    @ranyamellon:  STOP STOP STOP! This is my biggest regret!!! We went from a immediate, family only wedding that included parents, siblings, and grandparents of 22 guests, to adding aunts and uncles for a total of 31 guests, to adding cousins for a grand total of 50 guest. Entirely too much when all I wanted to do was elope. I absolutely resent my FH for not putting his foot down when my Future Mother-In-Law kept adding people. Our official count is 36 guest + 9 neighbors who for some reason are coming but never received an invitation for a total of 45 (including to two of us). This is absolutely NOT the wedding I wanted and is no longer a compromise between what I want and what she wants. This has caused a number of fights between me and FH. Luckily for us, his parents are planning and paying for 90% of it.

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