Talking about wedding registries isn’t as painful for me as a root canal, but it’s pretty darn close. The whole thing just makes my insides squirm. I’m having a wedding so I can marry Mr. Puffer. I’m not doing it for a bunch of presents, and I feel awkward whenever a wedding guest asks where we’re registered or what we want.
However…as a past guest myself, I would never show up for a wedding empty-handed. And as a wedding guest, I appreciate when the couple has a registry so I know I’m buying something they definitely want or need. Plus, as soon as we were engaged, we had friends and family asking what they could get as an engagement gift. So long story short, despite my squirming innards, we have a registry.
Actually, we have two registries.