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Is this a pompous idea?

My husband and I are technically common law and have never had any sort of ceremony. We are considering having a commitment ceremony this next summer with just our family and friends. Probably about 30 people in attendance would be a generous estimate. However, we aren't having wedding party per say. Would it be ridiculous to have an open period where anyone can come up and make a "toast", just say a few words? It would be a ceremony/reception at once and no best man or maid of honor to give the traditional toasts.

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Mom1Stepmom1

Asked by Mom1Stepmom1 at 6:17 PM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • does your state still have this law?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:18 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • I think that sounds like a great idea!
    jenree33

    Answer by jenree33 at 6:21 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Yeah it's your wedding do what you guys want to do and make it memoriable for you guys!
    MommaRox4683

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 6:24 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • In the state of Colorado, common law marriage is still recognized, without any regard to length of relationship or when the relationship started. At lot of the states that still recognize common law marriage require that the "marriage" be established before a certain year, but ours does not.
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 6:28 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • My best friend had that at their wedding reception.
    Princessofscots

    Answer by Princessofscots at 6:31 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Was it sweet or "self involved", Princessofscots?
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 6:36 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • I think it sounds like a good idea, probaly one I would use myself.
    Katrina3016

    Answer by Katrina3016 at 7:20 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

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