(Closed) What are you not willing to compromise on?

posted 6 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: What is the ONE thing you are NOT willing to compromise on?
    Venue : (39 votes)
    15 %
    Budget : (16 votes)
    6 %
    Guest List Amount : (6 votes)
    2 %
    People on the guest list : (21 votes)
    8 %
    Dress : (26 votes)
    10 %
    Theme : (4 votes)
    2 %
    Date : (9 votes)
    4 %
    Children at the wedding : (29 votes)
    11 %
    Ceremony : (26 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
    138 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    The date is about the only thing I’d compromise on fully. As long as the date doesn’t fall on anyone else’s wedding and tried your best to avoid birthdays and such the date is flexible.


    I just read the prompt wrong. I AM willing to compromise on date oops.

    Post # 4
    1359 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Hm, well I chose venue. It is definitely our splurge in that it was more than we originally planned on spending, but I just could not see myself getting married somewhere that wasn’t pretty. Everything else is more of a “that will work” kind of thing. The venue is too, to some extent, it is still affordable by most people’s standards, but it’s the one thing I would absolutely not downgrade.

    Post # 5
    46402 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    For me, the only thing I wouldn’t change is the groom!

    All the rest is negotiable, because,in the long run, the rest is just details.

    Post # 6
    2233 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    The ceremony for sure. Everything else is completely unimportant to me. That is absolutely the most important part of the day for me and it is the one thing that Fiance and I both felt strongly about. 

    Post # 7
    1064 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I have compromised on everything and not always happily. 

    Post # 8
    3978 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Budget. If it wasn’t in the budget, it was out, I don’t care what it was.

    Post # 9
    2305 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    for me, the only thing I won’t compromise on is the ceremony. SO wants to save the money, and do a cheap court house thing. But I have my heart set on a ceremony, walking down the aisle with my dad and wearing my grandma’s dress. I am refusing to budge on this, we will have a ceremony that I want, I don’t care about the rest of it. 

    Post # 12
    1098 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    The dress, as long as I have the groom and the dress nothing else matters. I purposely didn’t buy a dress in a store or tell anyone but Fiance that I was buying it because I didn’t care about anyone’s opinions and didn’t want anyone to try and steer me in a different direction. 

    Post # 13
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    No kids, no exceptions!

    Seriously, I would have changed pretty much anything else if it would guarantee me no children at our wedding.  I would actually rather have a guest not attend than bring their kid.  I know, I know, I’m the devil.  But at least this devil won’t have to hear screaming during her vows!

    Post # 14
    1595 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @LD333:  what about the band?! I think besides the people, music is second to making the party!

    Post # 15
    1855 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    My NOT list, which does not budge.

    • Guests. If you’re not on my list, you are NOT coming. NO NO NO.
    • My dress
    • Dress code for guests (I only have 40..yeah yeah, I’m a monster)
    • Quality of dinner
    • Open bar
    • Quality of photography. Not budging on pictures

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