She Won’t Pay For Her Son’s Wedding if She Can’t Invite Some Family Members. Did She Go Too Far?

Laying down an ultimatum, are we?

Well, it sure sounds like it!

But there’s more to the story here, friends.

This woman told her son that she wouldn’t pay for his wedding if she wasn’t allowed to invite certain family members.

Did she go too far?

Read on to get all the details and see what you think.

AITA for telling my son and his fiancee I won’t pay for the wedding if I can’t invite some family members?

“I 54f have 3 kids, the one pertaining to this post is 26m we’ll call him Caleb. Caleb has been with his fiance Ashley 26f for 4 years and they recently got engaged. I have offered to pay for their wedding, with two stipulations

They use a wedding planner- I feel this is essential due to the size of the event and the amount of money going into it.

I have 8 people I’m inviting (older relatives that I’m close with) They both agreed to a wedding planner and said they will look for one that they feel comfortable with. The issue is Ashley does not want me to be able to invite anyone. Caleb knows the relatives well but it’s not super close with them and Ashley has only met them a few times.

The wedding is going to be a very large and grand affair she comes from a very large family and we have a very large family. We’re expecting 300 to 400 guests and I’ve given them a budget of $150,000 USD. Caleb says he doesn’t care but it makes Ashley uncomfortable since she doesn’t know them that well and it’s her day.

Her family is saying that I am TA (even though they aren’t willing to continue financially) I don’t care about any of the other details of their wedding whatever they choose is fine as long as I get the two things that I want.

So Reddit, AITA?”

Here’s what Reddit users had to say.

This reader said she’s NTA and she’s not asking for much at all.

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Another individual said she’s NTA and that she shouldn’t pay for the wedding.

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And this Reddit user brought a good question: what happened to the bride’s family paying for the wedding?

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What do you think?

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