When It'S OK To Bring Him As Your Plus One
Is it weird to ask a guy who I've been seeing for three weeks to be my date for my sister's wedding? -Emily, Dallas, TX
Assuming the wedding is this weekend and not four months from now, it's fine to invite him as long as you consider a few things: Would your family be comfortable with your bringing a casual date to an important family event? (If you're not sure, ask.) And does your new beau come from a traditional or religious background where a wedding invite might imply more than you intend? If not, then invite away. Just skip the talk about meeting your parents and emphasize the open bar and live band. If he seems hesitant, shrug it off and say, "No worries. Just thought you might be interested." Then make plans to do something low-key the following weekend.