(Closed) Wedding within a week of my birthday…

posted 8 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

I don’t think anyone will think you are crazy. We are getting married 9 days after my birthday and 9 days before his birthday. We have already decided that after we get married, we are going to do something big to celebrate them all at the same time.

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

we married 8 days after hubbys birthday and 7 days before the end of aussie income tax year (im an accountant, cant you tell)

i actually remember our anniversary date because of the tax year fact and not hubbys birthday – im a bad wife 🙂

 

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

We got married 13 days before DH’s birthday.  I don’t think anybody thought anything of it… 

Maybe in the future he might feel like he get a bit overshadowed, but it wasn’t an issue at all.

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2011

In My Humble Opinion, I think you should do it the six days before. That way the anniversary can be a special couples thing and then if you want a big birthday celebration, it won’t be on top of your anniversary. 🙂

This is a funny topic to me. My mom got married eight days before her bday and always told me not to do that because it’s just too much at once. Things get overshadowed, ya know? And my father reiterated it when my Fiance and I started planning. But then somehow without even thinking about it, he and I picked the date exactly seven days after my birthday.

At least I’ll always remember when our anniversary is! (Which I’m horrible about 🙂

The thing with my mom’s bday/anniversary is that it always fell on the beginning of the school year so with kids, there’s barely any time for the parents to celebrate fun stuff. Luckily I won’t have that issue unless they move the school year back!

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper

I have a friend who got married on her 25th birthday. She said it was especially meaninful to do it that way. All her friends and family were there to celbrate both occasions.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee

I want to get married eight days before my FI’s birthday but he doesn’t want to because he’s afraid he’ll get cheated out of having seperate celebrations and gifts.  I wouldn’t mind being married that close to my birthday and I never imagined he would have problem with it.  I guess it just varies whether people think it’s okay or not.  If you don’t mind, don’t worry about what other people think.  They’re your special days, not anyone elses.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

we got (offically) married eight days before DH’s birthday!  and one of my cousins got married on his wife’s birthday, excatly!

Post # 10
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I think it’s a great idea! I would love to be on honeymoon on my bday!

Post # 11
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Although it could be kind of neat to have a birthday themed rehearsal dinner too!

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I’m getting married 3 days after my birthday. It just works out that way sometimes.

I probably want to talk ahead of time about seperately celebrating the two occassions. Becuz its really easy to squish everything into one generic celebration.(The same thing always happens to kids born around christmas). I’d recommend talking about it before hand if you want to avoid yearly combined celebrations.

Post # 14
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I don’t think it is anything to worry about but if I had the ability to avoid birthdays, I would.  My birthday in in April, DH’s is in May and our wedding was in July so I’d say we did pretty well.

I just like the break up and spread out celebrations.  I’m glad I wasn’t born near X-mas and Thanksgiving (and hope any future kids aren’t either).  But that’s just me!

Between your to options, I’d go with the week before.  That way in the future your birthday and anniversary still have a little bit of their own special timing.

Post # 15
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Fiance will turn 26 on our honeymoon! i plan to make it extra special for him

Post # 16
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We got married 11 days after my b’day in August – didn’t really think too much of it – and that just means August is an extra special month for me!!

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