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    • GeorginaD78
      CommentAuthorGeorginaD78
      Posted: May 19th 2015
     
    Im getting married in 2017 and have asked my mum to give me away as she has done everything for me and helped me so much with my son. Problem is I know my dad wants to be the one to give me away, how do I tell him I've asked my mum? Am I wrong for asking my mum to do it? Please help. Thank you x
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    • JennK
      CommentAuthorJennK
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    You just have to be honest and he should understand. It may be harsh but it's your wedding day and you can have whoever you like give you away :)

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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Yep. I think yoiu just need to be honest from the start and tell him that you want your mum. there is still the daughter/dad dance.

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    • Sarah D
      CommentAuthorSarah D
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Agree with the others and better to do it sooner rather than later so there is not any false expectation xx

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    • KayleighS46
      CommentAuthorKayleighS46
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    I also agree with the others, if its your mum whose always been there for you and want her to give you away your dad needs to accept that xx

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Of course you're not wrong for asking or wanting your mum to do it - if your mum has earned that privilege then she has every right to be the one to walk you down the aisle. Your dad may be upset, but like GF said, there is still the father daughter dance if you wanted to involve him that way? :) honesty is the best policy, I'd just make it clear as early as possible xx

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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Just tell him the truth, he'll undrstand.
    It means a lot to be open and honest.
    If he gets a little upset give him a job to do, like a speech or for daddy daughter dance after your first dance with the hubby. xx

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    • CommentAuthorHannahB299
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Hey Georgina, I'm in the same position.

    I haven't decided how to tell him but he doesn't even know I'm engaged yet!

    I think I'm just going to be honest but I'm hoping he's not expecting to be doing it anyway otherwise that's going to be awkward.

    Let me know how you get on :) I'm putting it off a bit yet xx
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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    id him when you tell him your engaged. Better to be honest from the start

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    • CommentAuthorHannahB299
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    That wouldnt go down well with my dad. I'll let it sink in that I'm getting married first then tell him after. Telling him in the same conversation would be a bad move x
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    • GeorginaD78
      CommentAuthorGeorginaD78
      Posted: May 19th 2015
     
    Yeah obviously I wouldn't let him believe he is going to give me away when he isn't. I just don't know how to tell him. He isn't well so it makes me feel worse about the whole situation. I am still planning on doing the father/daughter dance with him. Don't want him to be completely excluded x
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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Just explain that because you feel closer to your mom you want her to give you away but still want the father daughter dance and speeches. If your honest I'm sure he will understand x

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    • CommentAuthorHannahB299
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    It sounds like you get on much better with your dad than I do with mine.

    I'm sure he will be understanding and having your dance together he'll have his special moment with you. Sounds best of both :)
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    • VictoriaL46
      CommentAuthorVictoriaL46
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: May 19th 2015
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    Be honest and explain that you would really like your mum to walk you and then find something else in which he can do for you.

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