(Closed) Who is paying/paid for your wedding?

posted 11 years ago in Money
  • poll: Who is paying/paid for your wedding?

    My significant other and I paid for it all, single-handedly

    My parent(s) paid for it all

    My future in laws/in law(s) paid for it all

    Other relative(s) paid for it all

    A relative paid for some, SO and I paid for some

    I'm not sure

    Other: EXPLAIN PLEASE

  • Post # 3
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    My future in-laws are paying for the majority, my parents are contributing as well, and my aunt and uncle gave a little bit too.

    Post # 4
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    We’re paying it all because we want complete control and wouldn’t have it any other way.

    Post # 5
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    My parents paid for most of it, but my in laws paid for rd and alcohol.

      @kankanwed: We got lucky, my parents gifted us the money and said do what you want with it, so we still had complete control.

    Post # 6
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    We are paying for it all because it would just get nuts otherwise. Besides we already have a mortgage and stuff so for us not to pay would just seem…wrong.

    Post # 7
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    We are paying for it but now I am like what the HECK did we get ourselves into!?!??!

    Post # 8
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    Buzzing bee

    We’re planning on a destination wedding so we are just thrilled if you can get yourself there for the event. 

    No one needs to pay for anything or even give us gifts for that matter. 

    My Mum is going to help with my dress though.  She’s been waiting a loooonng time for that! 😛

    Post # 9
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    My dad contributed a sum and then my in laws paid for a lot of it and we paid for some expenses as well.

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    We’re paying for all of it.

    Post # 11
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @sceeder:

    Agreed; we own a house and have a child together already, so approaching my dad and being like, “Can you pay for our wedding?” would just seem so silly. (Though I won’t turn down money if he just gives it to me as a gift, LOL.)

    Post # 12
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    My Fiance just got a job in January (this month), so I have pretty much paid for the entire thing, thus far.  Hopefully, he will be able to pitch in soon and take care of the honeymoon.

    Post # 13
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    my parents offered us an amount of money and his parents decided to “match” them and offered us the same amount. any overflow from that, my husband and i covered.

    Post # 14
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    @artbee: You are lucky. My parents have drove us nuts by taking over our original idea of having a large wedding at home and it snowballed into a disaster. Hence why we chose on a very very small Destination Wedding instead and are paying it on our own.

    Post # 15
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    DH and I paid for 50%, My parents 25% and in-laws 25%. It worked out fabulously for everyone involved.

    Post # 16
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We are paying for all of it.  My Mother-In-Law has said she will contribute, but has never said how much, so we are just counting on paying for it all and any contributions will just be a nice surprise!

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