Who will receive an invite to the most important day of your life? Setting the guest list (and navigating the feelings of friends and family) can be tough—but we have the answers to your trickiest questions.

Should I invite my ex-husband to my upcoming wedding? Our daughter is going to be my maid of honor.

If you and your ex are still on good terms, and you're sure there's no jealousy or resentment involved on his part, feel free to invite him; if not, you should keep him off the guest list. The reason: Inviting a former spouse who no longer feels close to your family will leave him with two fairly awkward choices—not attending and looking bitter, or attending and feeling uncomfortable.

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