Skip to comments.Woman goes broke attending 20 weddings in 4 years
Posted on 04/17/2018 5:20:26 AM PDT by C19fan
Were engaged! The phrase can cause excitement or fear.
Once the joy wears off after hearing your pals are getting hitched, you realize your bank balance is about to take a massive hit.
Georgina Childs, 30, has had enough of forking out as a result of being a wedding guest
The PR account manager from Essex, England, got herself into £2,000 (almost $2,900) of debt and had to move back in with her with her parents after attending 20 weddings and 12 hen dos (bachelorette parties) in four years.
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Or just be a considerate couple and tell guests that their presence at the service is the only gift desired.
He’s an article with photos of the happy goer.
My daughter got married in October and many of her friends attended the lavish wedding reception (she and the groom paid for) came empty handed. They did not even give the newlyweds a congratulatory greeting card.
Some people spend more than that on other hobbies, like sports events or rock concerts.
I give a $25.00 or $50.00 Lowes card.
Single and 30 and she’s frustrated at seeing 20 couples getting married.
I married into an Italian-American family that had weddings, showers, baby showers, Holy Communion celebrations, Confirmations, birthdays almost once a week. It drove me absolutely crazy and the checks we were writing was adding up. We had to say “No!” Most of the family understood especially my wonderful grandma-in-law.
The pace of traveling to attend weddings or going “all out” drops as you see some of those couples splitting apart in under 2 years.
In the alternative, so many destination weddings . . . it tells me the invitation is a formality but they dont expect to see you. Please send gifts to...
Won’t comment on that other than to wish the new bride and groom a long, happy, and healthy life together :-)
She’s “broke” with $2900 of debt?
She must have been living on the edge to begin with.
My daughter and her husband got a Lowes gift card they loved it. They thought that was so smart. They just bought a first home too.
Destination honeymoons are a better choice if you have family and friends you’d like to have there when you take your vows. To my mind, that’s the important bit, the wedding.
>>My daughter and her husband got a Lowes gift card they loved it. They thought that was so smart. They just bought a first home too.<<
I didn’t know you could put a whole home on a Lowe’s Card. Wow!!
Another favorite of mine is a seal-a-meal.
Very funny but it is a great and appreciated gift. Even the shopping trip to Lowes was fun for them as a couple.
$2900 in debt moves her back with her parents? What year is this from, 1918?
I’m willing to bet she has amassed other debt in addition to her friends list/weddings.
Amusing. That's the first time I've heard a bachelorette party called a "hen do."
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