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Should I invite the inlaws?

My husband has never had a birthday party so for his 30th birthday I am throwing him a big surprise party. I am inviting mostley friends and my immediate family. I am not sure if I should invite my inlaws. They live about 2 hours away and are kind of socially awkward, and I think if I invite them my husband won't have a great time because he'll be worrying about them. But if I don't and my husband mentions about the party they'll wonder why they weren't invited and it'll be all on me since I am throwing the party. I don't know what to do.


Asked by Anonymous at 10:53 PM on May. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (8)
  • Invite them but make it sound like a party they wouldn't be interested in. :)

    Answer by Liansmommie at 11:17 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • i would probably invite them. hopefully they wont be able to come right! ha

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 10:57 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • I would invite them. My in-laws are cool, though. Some of my family are socially awkward, but I would want them invited anyway.

    Answer by Christina807 at 10:59 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Yeah, I think you probably better. It's not only going to be hard on you, but then your husband will be caught in between trying to explain things. Talk about AWKWARD! Good luck!

    Answer by Adelicious at 11:04 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • It's his parents so I would invite them because I'm sure they would love to celebrate his birthday with him.

    Answer by SylviaNCali at 11:10 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Of course you NEED to atleast extend an invite.... that would be very rude if you didnt....

    maybe they wont come, but atleast they cannot say that you didnt try to include them

    Answer by glamomomo at 11:13 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Invite them if they show thats cool and if they dont thats cool too..

    Answer by navajomama7 at 11:40 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Invite them! It's the right thing to do. See if you can give them a job like taking pictures if they're into that, or making sure the refreshments table is kept up. Or invite a friend or 2 and tell them to make sure and keep your in-laws company/ conversing.

    Answer by txdaniella at 11:45 PM on May. 5, 2010