Response: Asking your future mother-in-law to accompany you can create a bonding experience between you. I have brides that ask their mother and the grooms mother to accompany them on all appointments. That way, the grooms family feels very involved and are more willing to help pay for the wedding, as well as strengthening relationships.
However, If you dont feel comfortable with your MIL going with you, or she has a personality that could create conflict, then decline her offer. When my daughter got married to an only child we made a point of including his mother in our activities. However, when we went gown shopping, we made the first trip and narrowed down the choices, then we invited her to go along when we made the final decision. That way, she didnt spend hours and hours going from shop to shop with us.
Do whatever you feel most comfortable doing.
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