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Ginmakesitallok Sat 10-Feb-18 19:54:32

We've got a wedding later this year. We're ok for money - but can't afford a holiday abroad this year and wedding will cost us about £600 once gifts/clothes etc taken into account. We know the bride much better. I'm invited to hen (one night away in city 1hr train journey away- cost c £200). He's invited to stag (weekend abroad - cost c £700). He hardly knows groom, but knows one of other blokes well - who is a total arse. So aibu to be pissed off that he's going?? He said he didn't really want to go - but felt he had to say yes. I am really piss ed off with him.

Viviene Sat 10-Feb-18 20:09:38

It depends. Whose money is paying for the do's? You pay each your own way or it comes out of the joint pot?

user1471517900 Sat 10-Feb-18 20:13:09

Are you going to the hen do?

Lifeisabeach09 Sat 10-Feb-18 20:20:00

Sounds like he wants to go. As long as it is not leaving you short.
Be sure you book a weekend away for yourself too.

TheQueenOfWands Sat 10-Feb-18 20:22:26

You guys are spending £1500 on someone else's wedding?

You must be minted...

Let him crack on. You're going on the hen do. Fair's fair.

Ginmakesitallok Sat 10-Feb-18 20:36:50

£700 of that it for the stag do! And will leave us short. I'm not 100% decided on hen do.

afrikat Sat 10-Feb-18 20:43:34

We had a similar situation last year. Weekend away for the wedding cost around £500. Hen party in Barcelona was about £750. My DH was invited to the stag party abroad which would have been another £750. We are both friends with the bride and groom but it was more my side than his so he agreed not to go.

Ginmakesitallok Sat 10-Feb-18 20:46:48

Think I'll say no to hen do - bride is more his side than mine.

Candlelights Sat 10-Feb-18 21:47:19

I think I'd suggest that be neither of you go to the hen or stag dos. And used the money saved for a nice weekend away with the two of you.

£600 is more that enough to spend on a wedding (that must be accommodation surely? Not £600 just on clothes and a gift? shock)

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