Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
DEAnderson

MIL Drama!! Help!!

Recommended Posts

We don't have a good relationship with my fiances mother. When we first decided to have a cruise wedding she acted like it was the best idea ever. Then as we got more and more into the plans she has came up with every excuse in the book to why they wouldn't be able to attend the cruise (only the ceremony before the cruise leaves). First the cost, then we offered to pay. Next was who would watch the dogs. Then how they would have to be around people they don't know. And how they would feel obligated to entertain family. And finally how that isn't something they would ever choose to do for themselves. She wants us to have something local so everyone will be able to come, yet from day 1 we have expressed how we cannot afford to do it local because they have too much family that would come but wouldn't come to something out of state. We have mailed out invitations and she has yet to call or acknowledge that she has received one (which we know she has). I want her to be involved but since she did not get her way I feel like she wants nothing to do with us. Also I believe she is trying to influence other members of the family not to attend. How to end this madness?! The cruise and wedding is booked, we aren't changing our minds. Will she ever change hers? Any suggestions to make peace!?

Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry to hear you're having a hard time! My first instinct is to say just to talk to your fiancee about it and then go and talk to her together honestly about what you are feeling, especially if you think she's trying to convince other people not to come! That being said, try to trust that the people that you care about and that truly care about you will come to your wedding and the cruise regardless of what she says!

 

Hopefully you can figure out a peaceful way to continue the wedding planning process and enjoy your dream wedding when the time comes! You deserve respect from your loved ones and as DW brides, I think we all know that doesn't always happen. Best of luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  


  • Best Destination Wedding Sponsors



    Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter
  • Posts

    • I have stayed at Dreams La Romana and Dreams Dominicus.  The two resorts are very different in style and decor. A few comparison points are below and fact sheets are attached for both.   Both resorts are approx 45 minutes from Punta Cana airport, close proximity to Saona Island, Catalina Island and Altos de Chavon. Top championship golf courses in the Caribbean are just minutes away including Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore, The Links and La Estancia – all designed by world-famous Pete Dye. Restaurants are similar at both resorts.  Both offer the Explorers Club for Kids.  Dreams Dominicus  Brand new resort and in 2016 488 rooms (however additional construction was underway) More contemporary style & decor Good beach area Rooms were very nice Preferred Club located in main lobby and adjacent to main pool & beach front Food was good Center plaza area with nighttime entertainment Main lobby is small, but outdoor bar off lobby is nice Dreams La Romana Originally built in 2003 & opened as Dreams La Romana in 2008 756 rooms Recently renovated and new preferred club adults only lounge & pool added  Rooms are more traditional Caribbean decor Grounds are very lush and tropical Good beach area food was good    Dreams Dominicus fact sheet.pdf Dreams La Romana fact sheet.pdf
    • My sister has done it but with the destination wedding, only super close family members and friends came since it was expensive and farther. It was great though.
    • Thanks! I had it printed out. Very useful!!
    • Hello Guys, Are you looking for affordable wedding venue, reception halls, party rentals, outdoor event venue, birthday party venue in mobile al.  Choose Anne-Marie Cottage for your special occasion. Our cottage is an affordable venue for your intimate wedding.   Thank u 
    • Flower girl dresses tend to follow the latest trends in bridal party and thanks for sharing Great website that provide  good collection & services with affordable price .
  • Topics

×