Newlyweds complain that gift of £100 wasn't enough

Newlyweds complain that gift of £100 wasn't enough
Published: 2016 May 11 21:25:51 (11659 Views)
A wedding guest has revealed she was contacted by newlyweds to say her gift wasn't generous enough.

The unnamed guest posted to a forum on Mumsnet asking for advice after she was told the £100 cheque she provided wasn't enough.

She revealed how the couple, who had asked for cash gifts, had emailed to say they were 'surprised' by her contribution and suggested an 'adjustment'.

She went on to say that the bride and groom declared 'we were surprised that your contribution didn't seem to match the warmth of your good wishes on our big day.

They added: 'In view of your own position, if you wanted to send any adjustment it would be thankfully received.'

The poster surmised that the reference to her position was most likely about a recent inheritance.



She then asked the forum, should 'I reply, ring them, ignore it or what?'

A number of users suggested 'cancelling' the cheque, while others advised informing mutual friends about what had happened.

One wrote: I would email back but BCC any mutual friends in so they are able to see the email for themselves or send a glitter bomb as the extra :P

'That is entitled and grabby. It's a gift not an obligation and many people wouldn't have given so much to an ex colleague.'

The poster said she was surprised by the level of response and added that in the end she chose to reply with one sentence.

'I assume this was some sort of mistake?'



Source - Metro

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