Q: My sister just got engaged and my parents—who aren't paying for my wedding—are pressuring me to invite her groom's parents, since "they're family now." I don't know them, so am I obligated to invite them?

A: No, but you might want to consider sending them an invitation if you think your parents are planning to include them in all future family get-togethers. Annoying? Yes. Worth it? Absolutely.

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