Wedding Invitations: Inviting a Sick Relative to Your Wedding

If you know someone can’t attend your wedding, should you still send an invite?



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Sometimes in an attempt to do the right thing, we overthink a situation. And sometimes the simplest solution is the right one.

A Hudson Valley bride asks: “We’re going over our guest list before ordering invitations; unfortunately, one of my cousins is quite ill and I’m sure that she won’t be able to attend. I don’t want it to look like I’m asking for a gift, so even though I know she can’t attend, do we send an invitation anyway?”

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Congratulations — you're involved in a wedding! Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride or hubby-to-be, an attendant or a guest, Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all your need-to-know questions about your nuptials.

Judy Lewis is the founder of HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites. In her spare time, Judy loves to compose poetry and create collages. She currently resides in Kingston with her husband and business partner, Jon.

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