Only ONE Guest Per Invite?

With the economy down and food prices up, brides-to-be are doing everything they can to keep reception costs down. Cutting costs at the reception usually means keeping the number of guests down. Afterall, you're really just paying for everyone's dinner (and sometimes drinks). So is it OK to tell your single guests they can't bring a date? I've seen that simple question cause terrible arguments. The New York Times tried to work out this hot button issue last year. What it comes down to is that for the guest, it means having to come to the wedding as a "lone wolf". But for the bride and groom, it means avoiding potentially paying to feed strangers.

What do you think? Is it a big deal? Would you go to a wedding where you couldn't bring anyone with you? Click on "comments" to let us know!


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