How to Talk to Parents About Paying for the Wedding


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Talking about money can be tricky, especially if it involves your parents or future in-laws. In this week’s episode of The Woman Getting Married Podcast, my mom Diane joins me in a special episode where we talk about the best way to bring up the sensitive “How much can you contribute?” topic, as well as other reader questions we’ve gotten in recently, including:

  • What’s the best way to turn over a ceremony space into a dinner/reception space during cocktail hour?
  • How can you honor bonus fathers at your wedding without having them all you down the aisle?
  • How much money should you budget for a wedding dress?
  • Should you provide a shuttle for hotel guests?

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