My parents were born and raised in China, and immigrated to the US before I was born. I married a Chinese man, who was also born and raised here in the US. Last year was my daughter’s first Chinese New Year, and we had a large celebratory dinner in our small apartment. In addition to both sets of parents and siblings, we invited my husband’s brother’s inlaws as well so that he would not have to choose whether to attend or not. This year is my husband’s brother’s daughter’s first Chinese New Year, and although my husband and I have been invited, my parents have not. Space and money are not a factor. What is the proper etiquette? I am very offended that my parents were not invited. Do I go? Or is there a way I can d
–Penelope, Seattle, WA
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