What do you feel, someone in the Family is getting married, you are not invited?
13 Feb 07
I think it would depend on how close of a relative they are. If it were my sister or brother, or parents, I'd be very hurt and upset. Other than that, it probably wouldn't bother me. I never expect (good thing) to get invitations to my cousins or aunts and uncles weddings. I think weddings are expensive enough and there is little point in inviting people you don't speak to on a regular basis.
19 Feb 07
My exwife didn't want my daughter to even tell me she was getting married, let alone invite to the wedding. She told my daughter that her step father, who has since divorced my ex, was giving her away, or there would be no wedding. The wedding was in Perth and I lived in Melbouren at the time. I finally got to go to the wedding, and was seated in a corner at the back with people I'd never met. When the parents of the groom saw the situation, they made room at their table, and invited me to join them. This really annoyed my ex and her husband, but made my daughter very happy. I since learned from my daughter that her mother used to continually tell her and her brother what a terrible person I was. Now, even though I live overseas my daughter and I are very close. They celebrate ten years next month.
3 May 08
I would not take it personally unless you were told that you were specifically not invited and a reason given. There could be any number of reasons for you not getting an invite, perhaps they forgot to put you on the list, your invitation was lost in the mail, the wedding is deliberately being kept small because of expense and or space. If you know where they are getting married and it is not private but in a Church or hall where the public might be you can go and see them married. what you can not do is go to the reception. But you are also not obligated to give a gift nor even express good wishes. If you wish to create a turmoil then by all means make a fuss about not being invited. or you can just walk away and let it be.
• United States
19 Feb 07
I suppose it would depend on how close you are to the family member. Maybe your invitation got lost in the mail? If it bothers you possibly you could talk to the family member or to their mother (rather than add more stress to the bride or groom).