Post # 17
What you said! I have zero regrets. It really did feel like the start of an adventure rather than the culmination of a lot of hard work and money spent followed by a come-down (note: this is my impression of what a more traditional wedding would have been like for myself. I make no assumption about anybody else’s experience).
Post # 18
We are inviting his immediate family (who won’t show) and my adoptive parents and biological brother. Not inviting the rest of my adoptive siblings and I didn’t even want Anyone. Not that we don’t love our families it’s just I wanted the day to be about us and not drama, expenses, or anything else. My siblings (other than brother) will probably be upset when they find out but I don’t care at this point..
Post # 18
I’m glad it works for you and it is what you want. I entertained the idea but simply couldn’t do it. Neither of us have been married before so I know my parents (and probably his mom) would be sad to nit see us get hitched. Our honeymoon will be our alone time and I already can’t wait. Hoping for not too much stress in planning a traditional wedding!
Post # 19
- Wedding: September 2016 - Our Castle
My only suggestion would be to Video the ceremony and play it on a big screen at the reception?! then they get to see it without being there to stress you?! this may make it a little better. Then they still see you get married?!