- 9 years ago
- Wedding: August 2012
It’s not rude at all! Most people think wedding=free food and open bar and its an experience so why not bring a guest to enjoy it too. I have alot of single guests that are older (they’re mostly older 50+ widowed, not married/dating) I know that if I dont use wording like this they will come with their daughters or sisters or SOMEONE so that they aren’t alone.
This is how I see it: Not knowing their guest now leaves you with “strangers” at your reception and puts you at risk of mystery temperments (maybe they’re a lush and will get wasted and act a fool, or they are wacko attention getters, or natural complainers, etc) And our reception is priced at $140pp SORRY I’m not here to please everyone its all about me and mine! -I am also noting on mine that its an ADULT only reception to get that out the way too.
Making your invites/rsvp as clear as possible eliminates the human factor of people not reading it right or filling it out properly-honestly some people just don’t know the proper rsvp etiquette and need you to be specific.
I hope my reasoning helped. Heres a sample of one: