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Quote Ron Webb Replybullet Posted: 19 October 2012 at 5:49pm

Al-Raheem, may I offer a suggestion?  Ask your wife and her parents how much they would pay to have peace, friendship and a harmonious relationship with the rest of your family.  Would it be worth $20,000?  Especially if wasn't even their money?

I agree, it's a terrible waste; but after all, you did promise, and I think your parents are being very generous by not expecting your in-laws to contribute a dime towards it.  (Or perhaps they wouldn't be expected to pay anyway.  I'm not sure how it works in your culture.)

Your parents want to have a party in your honour.  They're proud of you and they want to show you off to their friends.  It's a lavish compliment -- far too lavish, in fact, but try to accept it in the spirit in which it is offered.

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Quote Al-Raheem Replybullet Posted: 21 October 2012 at 9:17am
Thank you all for your valuable responses. Alhamdulillah the matter has been resolved amicably.
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Quote Caringheart Replybullet Posted: 23 October 2012 at 7:24pm
Very happy to hear.  Smile
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Quote abuayisha Replybullet Posted: 24 October 2012 at 7:46am
Great, resolved amicably.  Gosh, can you be just a little more specific?  C'mon man, don't just leave us hanging here....what happened?Smile
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