We want a no-kids policy at our wedding, but we will have to make an exception for immediate family. Will other guests with children be offended?

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We asked Debrett's Wedding Guide editor Jo Bryant for her expert answer:

"Many couples now decide not to include children, but it is a decision that must be handled carefully - it's likely some guests could be offended by your decision. Remember, it's your day, but stick to your own rules. Aside from family and the bridal party, make no exceptions.

It helps to give a reason and an age cut-off point. For example: 'Due to space, we've decided not to invite children under eight.'"

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