Didn't expect that...


One thing I hadn't bargained on was my upcoming wedding making people unhappy - but it turns out weddings are a massive potential minefield of hurt feelings and strange long-standing resentments. All these people who I haven't seen in years, and who didn't invite me to their weddings (which bothered me not a jot) are now relaying to me via various messengers how upset they are not to have been invited to our wedding. So I find myself on the phone to various hurt parties explaning myself to them and massaging their egos. In one way it's obviously very flattering as it means they must like us enough to be upset by not being invited, but at the same time I can't help feeling confused by the complexities of human nature!

6 comments:

Gaw said...

Hurt about not being invited to your wedding? Yeah, worm tell me about it, mate.

worm said...

haha yes well er...sorry...its just my wife...she doesn't think your...er...suit will be the right colour to match her bouquet...you understand...er..i'll buy you a drink in london soon yeah? still mates yeah?

Brit said...

Done the seating plan yet? A political nightmare.

Gadjo Dilo said...

The "complexities of human nature" are compounded over here in Romania by the fact that you have to pay when you go to somebody's wedding (as a gift of money for the bride and groom), and so inviting people to your wedding is more like an act of revenge than an act of friendship :-)

worm said...

blimey - if I lived in Romania i'd just keep getting divorced, so I could get married over and over again - if you were Zsa Zsa Gabor it could be a nice little earner

worm said...

oh, and brit - we already thought of that, so we planned a stand-up buffet!