Hello Again My Helpful Brides!!
FI and I are busy looking at venues, and would like to put a deposit on one SOON. We reallly want to get married next September, so alot of places are already booking up for that time, seeing as it's only a year out..
We spoke with his parents about this (and those of you who remember, these are the people that weren't soooooo keen on the whole wedding thing anyway)
His parents have resolved themselves to the fact that we're not going to delay until 2013, like they wanted, but now his mom is telling us that we have to wait to book anything until she consults her new calendar that she'll get in November during the Indian New Year. She said that next September might have a "bad omen" on it and if it does, we'll either have to move the wedding forward to August, or push it back to October.
I'm ok with delaying or speeding up the process by a month, but she never once mentioned this bad omen thing until a few days ago, which makes me almost want to doubt what she's telling me. I don't want to believe that she's trying to pull one over, but at the same time, it's out of the blue that she's saying she has to look for this in her calendar, and I'm just worried she's trying to delay us further. (I'm super paranoid that there won't be any venues left by the time November rolls around and she's gotten around to consulting with the calendar).
So my question is, have any of you ladies heard of this "bad omen" thing? My FI is no help on this matter, seeing as he's never paid attention to any of the customs and practices and I'm completely clueless about all of it. Can someone explain this to me? My FMIL was having trouble coming up with the way to tell me in English so that I'd understand.