Dear Amy: My 29-year-old stepdaughter, “Jamie,” is getting married next year to a man she has lived with for three years.
They are both professionals with good-paying jobs. They own a home.
Some time ago, Jamie emailed my husband (her dad) asking how much he could contribute to the wedding.
She did not tell us where she wanted to get married or the cost. We are both retired with a limited income, and my husband and I agreed on an amount we could afford. When we told Jamie what we could give her, she didn’t say a word. However, we discovered later that she had complained to her mother (my husband’s ex), who then contacted my husband to berate him...