The internet has urged a bride-to-be to rescind her family’s invitation to her wedding as they bet on when her fiancé will regret marrying her.
Posted on Reddit’s r/AmITheA**hole forum, a woman with the anonymous username u/effie389 shared her story to get feedback from the “AITA” community. The viral post has over 5,000 upvotes and 700 comments. Read the full post here.
Many couples are expected to get married this year. According to a survey by Wedding Market Research, around 2.5 million couples are expected to get married this year and spend around $24,300 on their special day.
The original poster (OP) began her story by saying that she is supposed to get married at the end of the month but is planning to call it off and have a courthouse wedding instead. That reason came when the OP’s cousin told her that her family was betting on how long it would take her fiancé to realize he wouldn’t get “the good little wife” he was waiting for and that he would end up regretting having married. his.
She wrote: “When I confronted them they said it was just a harmless joke and that I didn’t have the personality to be a submissive housewife which a man like my fiancé would obviously want. My sister-in-law made a joke of making sure my fiancé didn’t find out until after the wedding while I confronted them.”
“I was already upset but his prank only made it worse 10 times and I told everyone I was going to call off the wedding. My family told me I couldn’t do it. that because people would talk and my future in-laws wouldn’t be happy but I told them I didn’t care and they could tell everyone why I never had a wedding ceremony” , she continued.
The PO wrote that her family told her they would regret calling off the wedding and would end up embarrassing her and her family. However, she said she would not back down.
The Reddit user explained in various comments that her fiancé knew about the prank and says it’s her choice whether to call off the wedding or not.
Newsweek contacted u/effie389 for comment.
Is it rude to uninvite people from your wedding?
According to The Knot, it’s not polite to uninvite someone to a wedding after receiving their save the date card, as it’s considered a “promise” that they should expect an official wedding invitation. by mail.
But what happens when a bride or groom argues with one of their guests? Would it be worth disinviting them to the wedding? According to brideandgroomdirect.co.uk, if you’re arguing with a guest, try to resolve the issue before removing them from the wedding guest list. If possible, sit down with them and discuss the issue to find a deal that works for both of you.
Reddit users are flooding the comments section to share their thoughts.
“[Not the a**hole]- but make your wedding just cancel your family’s invitation,” u/BattleKitten17 wrote, receiving top comment with over 14,000 upvotes.
U/throwthewholepieaway replied, “His family is literally betting against the length of his marriage, fuck them. If she still wants to have a wedding, she should definitely still have it and uninvite everyone in the bet. She also said her husband didn’t care. anyway as long as they get married.”
“[Not the a**hole] But why did you have the wedding in the first place? If this is for you, why not just tell your family that they are no longer welcome? (And if not, cut them out of your life)” u/numtini said.
U/7dayweekendgirl shared her story with the PO, “[Not the a**hole]. When I was 46, I married my husband who was 33. Both sides of the family and all my co-workers joked that he would regret marrying an older woman, that we wouldn’t last and I’ve heard all the cougar jokes. We said to each other, we fuck them and we got married at the town hall without telling anyone. We’ve been married for 15 years.”
“Don’t get married to save face. You don’t have to have a big event and you can just run away and not invite anyone,” u/cassowary32 commented.
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