Narrowing your guest list will make you feel like guilt is eating you alive! Because there are so many people to cross out on the list and it is harder to remove them if they have invited you to their wedding. But you are not obliged to invite them at all especially with these reasons we have gathered especially for you!
And by intimate wedding, it means only family, relative and your closest friends. They will totally understand that reason. And your venue won’t allow it, too. You may even set this as a private one so no one will be sulking in the end.
We cannot prevent lack of communication through the years resulting in finding a new group of friends. Or if you have had a misunderstanding. Your wedding isn’t a solution to mend a broken friendship but you can try inviting them to dinner after your big day.
We all have different likes and if they liked a big wedding and they had a big budget for 200 guests you are lucky to have an invite. Most couples have a huge wedding budget and sometimes their in-laws are paying for some of it for them to be able to invite their friends, too!
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If their wedding happened like 5 or 7 years ago they might not be that interested to participate in your wedding, honestly. They now have obligations to meet and if you have lost touch it will be impossible to have them there. Unless they are fortunate enough to have someone to take care of their kids.
Sometimes this falls down to the budget because they have rented a venue that can accommodate 250 guests but in reality, the ones who confirmed are just around 200 so they have to invite others to fill in the seats. And if you hardly know this person, it would be better not to include them in your list.