(Closed) What do you say to this AWKWARD question?!

posted 7 years ago in Money
  • poll: How to respond?!
    Tell them the price is less than what it is -- they will prob never find out the true price anyways : (11 votes)
    11 %
    Tell them the truth-- if they judge you, it sucks but oh well : (40 votes)
    39 %
    Another option (please list!! haha) : (52 votes)
    50 %
  • Post # 3
    305 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Just tell them you’re spending exactly what you budgeted, and smile big 🙂 It’s a polite way of saying none of their stinkin’ buisness.

    Post # 4
    11384 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I wouldn’t lie about the price at all. Weather its down grading or upgrading. If its someone close esp. someone dress shoping themselves I would tell them. If its someone I wasn’t comfortable telling it to then I would just say I don’t know the exact #’s right of the bat.


    Post # 5
    3367 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    @erinleigh1:  Big 2nd!  Love that answer. 


    It’s really none of their business and it’s a rude question~ unless, it’s another bride trying to figure out her own budget and then I would be honest.

    Post # 6
    114 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    i dont think it is anyone’s business what we are spending on anything – and i think it is horribly declasse for someone to ask . . . if anything – i would say, “i am spending exactly enough to get the wedding i want”

    Post # 8
    2950 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i would just say I dont talk about personal finances…. its enough to have an awesome wedding!

    Post # 9
    1723 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    “Enough.”  I don’t think that’s anyone’s business.

    Post # 10
    214 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    It depends on who they are. If its someone else planning a wedding and is asking so they can set their own budget or get an idea of how much services cost in your area, I would absolutely share. That could lead to some competition on jealousy and judgement so use your best judgement on their intentions. 

    Post # 11
    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I used to just say “alot” and smile.

    Post # 12
    1474 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I would just tell them, but I’m a very open person about a lot of things in my life. If that makes you uncomfortable, then you should listen to other posters. <3 Sorry you have to deal with this.

    Post # 13
    3182 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Depending on how well I know the person, I might tell them the individual price of something. Not even my mother knows what our ballpark number is for overall budget though, she might have a heart attack. 

    Post # 14
    3364 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I wouldnt mind sharing my “BUDGET GOAL” but I’d never share financial info with anyone that is not contributing!

    Post # 15
    3871 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I would tell them, ‘uhh, I don’t know.’  If you tell them a number and it’s too low to their standards, they’ll talk to out of it.  If it’s too high, they’ll talk you out of it.  Don’t think it’s their business, so just go with the IDK.

    Post # 16
    463 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I don’t say anything.  Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever been asked.  But if I was, I would just smile pretty and say, “Well, shug, I am spending just enough.”

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