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    Default reception only wedding

    My OH and I want to get married in a private ceremony with only our witnesses and children present and not telling anyone about it. We are thinking about having a reception a couple of months after were we will send out invites advising that we were married on such and such date and would like to celebrate it on such and such date. We are having the private ceremony without anyone knowing due to family interference.

    The ceremony will be basic, no dressing up, no rings, no photos etc so what I was planning on doing is dressing up in a nice dress, not a full on wedding gown, and having our witnesses dress up as well for the reception. We'll be having photos and stuff taken then as well. Would this be wierd?? It'll be basically exactly the same as if we had the ceremony on that day instead of a couple of months in advance.

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    A wedding day is about the two people getting married and should be what you want. It won't be weird if it's what you're happy with :-)

    Congratulations - have an awesome party!!!

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    Not weird at all, lots of people who elope do it this way. Congratulations and goodluck on your special day

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bunnyhugs View Post
    A wedding day is about the two people getting married and should be what you want. It won't be weird if it's what you're happy with :-)

    Congratulations - have an awesome party!!!
    Yes ^^^
    It's your wedding, do what you feel comfortable with.

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    I don't think it's weird at all. It's your day, you do what makes you both happy

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    I don't think it's weird at all

    It's your day, do what makes you happy.

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    Not weird at all do what you and ur partner want its all about the 2 of you

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    When I was planning our wedding one of the other ladies did this.
    There was negative feedback from others on the forum that aunts, uncles, grandparents ect miss out on the ceremony ( which is what's important to older generations in the family).
    What they ended up doing was filming the ceremony and then hold a BBQ and then surprising everyone on the night that they have been married for a few months and here is the DVD to prove it

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    Thanks everyone. My OH and I decided to get married in a small private ceremony with just my friend as a witness (we used the celebrants partner as the other witness) and out kids. We might look at doing something to celebrate but at the moment it is not important!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TBMP View Post
    Thanks everyone. My OH and I decided to get married in a small private ceremony with just my friend as a witness (we used the celebrants partner as the other witness) and out kids. We might look at doing something to celebrate but at the moment it is not important!!
    Glad you and you husband to be choose an option your happy with good luck


 

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