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Absence of Save-the-New-Date Announcement Hurts Bride's Cousin

Absence of Save-the-New-Date Announcement Hurts Bride's Cousin

DEAR SOMEONE ELSE’S MOM: My cousin and her fiancé postponed their wedding due to COVID. In the official postponement announcement they sent out, they said a new date was still pending. I got that card, but in the past couple of weeks my mom and stepdad, and my other cousin and her husband got save-the-new-date cards, but I never did. THOUGHT I’D BE INVITEDDEAR THOUGHT I’D BE INVITED: You might want to wait a bit before getting upset about not receiving a save-the-new-date announcement. Although it isn’t exactly Emily Post proper, it’s possible, as you suggested, your cousin does indeed consider your conversation with her as standing in for an official pre-invitation announcement.

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