“My 44 year old daughter is planning and paying for her own wedding. The guest list is at 200, and she has agreed to let us invite 6 close friends… but what do I say to all our other friends who may be expecting to be invited?”
When I got engaged, my immigrant family disowned me. This post is the guide I wish I had, for all my fellow first-generation children of immigrants who are planning a wedding without their parents’ approval.
If you’re an introvert who feels like you don’t have any friends, wondering how are you’re supposed to navigate all those “friend” events like bachelorette parties and bridal showers… Just know that you’re not as alone as you feel. I went through the same thing, and it was incredibly painful. This is my story, and what I learned from it.
Here are approximately one bazillionty samples of wedding dress code wording — everything from short and sweet, to elaborate and nerdy. We’re covering everything from casual outdoor weddings to costume weddings and everything in between.
We didn’t plan on getting married. When we had been together for 20 years, though, we wanted to celebrate. Gradually, we realized that the celebration we wanted was a wedding.
I see so much talk online about “Do I need a wedding party?” Or “Are bridesmaids necessary?” And then there’s “What if my wedding party is uneven?” I’m here to say you can skip ALL THESE QUESTIONS, by having no attendants at all. Here are four reasons why we decided to have no wedding party.