Can I Un-Invite a Wedding Guest

Wedding etiquette states you should not take back an invitation even if it was just a verbal invitation. However, there are always exceptions. If you fall into one of the following situations, feel free to un-invite the wedding guest (politely).

How to Un-Invite a Wedding Guest

Reasons for un-inviting a wedding guest.

  • The guest has greatly offended you and/or your fiancé.
  • You think the guest will ruin the overall happiness and joy of the occasion.
  • You underestimated the size of the venue and have to cut back on guests.

How to politely un-invite a wedding guest.

  • 1. Resist the urge to text or email the guest.
  • Unless the person has completely offended you and you have no desire to retain any kind of healthy relationship, do not share this news by text or email.
  • 2. Talk to the guest in person or by phone.
  • We know it's hard but the guest will appreciate the time you've taken to speak to them and they'll see your sincerity. This is important.
  • 3. Be honest about your reason.
  • You're not doing anyone any favors by lying. The last thing you want is to make a bad situation worse by being caught in a lie.

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