Phew! I’m done, so done! The last son/step-son is married. How stressful can it be to just show up at one’s adult children’s weddings you ask? Well, let me give you just a glint of insight into this wedding “gig”, contending with families consisting of step-moms, step-dads, ex-girlfriends, ex-boyfriends, step-brothers, step-sisters, half brothers and half sisters, OMG! What other family combinations can there possibly be? Favorite aunts and uncles aren’t even a consideration after the extended families have been invited!
Consider the configurations of the guest lists and the insane task of trying to make each parent/step-parent comfortable with the wedding arrangements. Today when almost every parent of the bride and groom have new partners or are single and … Read the rest