Is there such a thing as a religion where a family doesn’t attend their in-laws’ occasions?
For example, if a guy throws himself a birthday party, and his wife comes, but not her parents, siblings, etc. in addition, when his mother died, his wife came to the funeral, but not her family. Keep in mind he gets along with his in-laws, and vice versa.
- Little PrincessLv 72 months ago
Throw better parties. Make people want to attend. People don't need a religious excuse to avoid accepting an invitation to a boring party. They probably just claimed a religious reason to avoid potentially offending you.
- JudithLv 72 months ago
Yes. Jehovah Witnesses don't celebrate birthdays. They don't celebrate Christmas, Easter, New Years, Thanksgiving or any national holiday. They DO celebrate weddings and wedding and baby showers. So if the in-laws have a get-together to celebrate a birthday, they won't be attending it.
There is no religion that I know of which prohibits a person from attending a funeral. I would say that the people who don't honor their in-laws or other relatives lack in common social decency.
- 2 months ago
Noclue what that means
- Anonymous2 months ago
I don't think most religions even address that question. It's more a question of a society's overall culture and the individual families' preferences, as well as how far the members of the family live from each other, etc.
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- joensfcaLv 72 months ago
There are many reasons why people don't go to in-laws’ occasions. Religion rarely is a factor.