Addressing the guests _ using their correct titles. _ Addressing the wedding guests with their correct titles displays thought, consideration and respect. In today's world a multitude of different titles exist which makes this task all the more difficult. The best course of action is to use common sense and be consistent, however it is not as simple as using Mr and Mrs on your wedding invitations. Some of your invitee's may have different title's. When addressing a husband and wife who share the same last name the norm is to use Mr and Mrs i.e. Mr and Mrs John Owens. Likewise if they don't share the same last name, the norm is to address them as Mr John Owens and Mrs Sinead Flynn. If either of these guests is a Doctor then simply substitute Dr for Mr/Mrs. Separated or divorced couples should receive separate invitations and if they have a new partner, then the norm is to include this partners name. In the case of gay and lesbian couples the same rules apply but you should name the partners in alphabetical order. Finally, when inviting a single person who will be bringing a date it is appropriate to include "plus one" after their name.
Make sure to not crowd the card by only listing top priority points on the wedding invitation. These points include the time, place, hosts, names of the bride and groom, and RSVP details. If you want, you can also include the dress code for the ceremony, but you do not have to. When you try to put too much information on the invitation, it can get hard to read and look chaotic. Make sure to never list gift registry information on your wedding invitations. This bit of info should only ever be listed on your wedding website. It is not respectable to put these sort of details on your invites under any circumstance.