This Is the Biggest Wedding Registry Regret for 2018
Zola survey sheds light on what couples wish they had registered for — but didn't.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. And we predict you'll be making zero homemade pizzas in 2019 without a pizza stone.
Do you, maybe, perhaps, definitely wish you had thought your wedding registry selections over a little more carefully? Ah, wedding registry regret. To find out the biggest wedding registry sorrows of 2018, popular wedding registry site, Zola, surveyed 1,000+ newlyweds on their biggest wedding registry regrets. Numero uno? More than three-quarters of couples said they regret not registering for really great cookware. Not asking for cash was the second biggest regret.
If you're surprised by people asking for cash as a new wedding gift norm, you're not alone. “Registry rules have totally changed. While I don’t recommend couples ask for for a bucket of cash, today it’s encouraged for couples to create cash funds for whatever they really want," said Jennifer Spector, Zola Director of Brand and Wedding Expert in a company statement. "My husband and I registered for a honeymoon fund, and we had the adventure of a lifetime in Japan. I recommend couples register for a mix of cash funds and physical gifts, like copper cookware, that they will cherish for a lifetime.”
Rounding out the top five for wedding registry regrets were luggage, furniture, and a robot vacuum in third, fourth, and fifth, respectively. Next came charity donations, followed by outdoor gear, and a big screen television.
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