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Estrangment after the invite have been sent

An Estrangement After the Save-the-Dates Have Been Sent

If you send a save-the-date to someone, but then you have a falling out, are you still obligated to invite them to the wedding? It’s a pretty big no-no to tell someone about a party and then not invite them. It’s right up there in the top etiquette violations. The question you need to ask yourself is “how serious is this falling out?” To not invite them would be a signal that you didn’t want them in your life at all anymore. To invite them after all would be an olive branch — a sign that you consider the estrangement to be temporary. So before you renege on the invitation decide which message you want to send?