Originally Posted by RaceBlood
In the West asking or requesting money is not the norm, but in the far east, its normal, a chinese or vietnamese wedding is all cash envelopes to the groom before entering the reception. These days I think weddings are a complete sham, yes I know its the way thr west and christians do it, but a waste, seems to me the money would be better spent from the wedding on a house or savings for the baby..but thats me....all mys sisters had the reception in our backyard, but we had 3 acres and it huge. I dont go to weddings either, unless a destination wedding in a place thats fun, I send a gift. But thats me..
I agree on the whole better spent on house or baby. But the wedding isn't so much for use rather than our parents who would enjoy it. Especially hers since shes the first