(Closed) To HAVE men at the Bridal Shower or NO men……that is the question.

posted 6 years ago in Parties
  • poll: Did you have men at your bridal shower? Pros cons? Was your future husband there??
    I had men there and we had a blast! : (3 votes)
    14 %
    I had no men there, us ladies had a blast! : (15 votes)
    71 %
    My future husband WAS there. : (2 votes)
    10 %
    My future husband was NOT there. : (1 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    1310 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    The way I have usually seen it done is the men folk show up near the end (including the fiance) to much applause… the boys are basically there to help lift, carry and haul away the loot. I wouldn’t have them actually *there* during the bulk of the party. Girl time only!!! 😉

    Post # 4
    4275 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    It really depends I think. I had no men at mine. I would just think it would be extremely boring to them….

    Post # 5
    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I only had women at mine. My husband showed up at the end, gave me flowers and helped with the transporting of gifts. I’m kind of old fashioned in that way. I would prefer only women Because men don’t really ‘get’ showers like women do. But if you want men at your shower, do it! It’s becoming more and more popular


    Post # 6
    3501 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2002

    im doing just ladies! and having my Fiance come at the last half hour or so to help load up the car of the gifts and bring it all home with me + to meet any of the ladies that he hasnt yet.. like my 2nd cousins. (im driving to the shower with my Maid/Matron of Honor and its being held at my aunts house not far from mine & FI’s house)

    Post # 8
    501 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I went to a shower with men and women. It was so much fun. It was an afternoon shower with lots of snacks. They had a table set up with a ton of crayola markers and had us write advice for them in a book and put a poloroid picture of us on the page with our advice. They also had an adult pinata which was lots of fun. They did the gift opening and then we played catch phrase. There were about 25 people there.

    It was absolutely the most fun shower I have ever been to, but it is also the only shower I have ever been to so I don’t know about only ladies.

    Post # 9
    52 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    My fiance came to ours because we’re having our wedding in Hawaii (where we live) and a lot of my family on the mainland can’t make it. So we went to my hometown for a shower. Under different circumstances, I would not have had him come.

    Post # 10
    580 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I went to a “couple’s” shower once and it was kind of awkward. Let’s all be honest, most of the presents that you get from a shower are not really things that men get really excited about. Don’t get me wrong, my fiance appreciates the gifts and he will use them just like I will, but he’s just not interested in oohing and ahhing over them at a shower. I think they should be a fun occasion for ladies…just my two cents!

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