This week’s “Hitched” column for The Frisky is about the nasty business of guest lists. Specifically: why, if I’m so shy about professing undying love in front of my family, am I also so frustrated when I’m asked to invite people I barely know to the wedding?
Both of us have been asked to invite people we’ve never met, not seen in years or who we aren’t particularly friendly with. We’ve even been asked to invite people who are definitely not ever going to come to the wedding and everybody, including the invitees, knows it, which I cannot believe people don’t find downright offensive and/or a thinly veiled ploy for more gifts. (It isn’t! I promise! Strangers, I don’t necessarily want your attendanceor your toaster, and I mean that in the kindest possible way!)
Read the rest at The Frisky.