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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 6th 2015
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    Hi there everyone. Today I became a member of ukbride, huzzah!
    Since the day my partner proposed I've been giddy with wedding ideas. Luckily we both want similar things and its been fairly straight forward so far (though no official date yet so nothing's certain) were counting heads and looking at local venues so basically in stage one of planning.
    The only thing is... My family... Well what's left of it. I want to walk myself own the aisle, as I have no Dad because he died some years so now. He was my primary carer as my mum had left us. And now i have a sort of "lets get on because we have to" relationship with my Mother. We see each other one r two hours very three weeks.
    Then there's my brother, who I pretty much brought up when my Dad was ill, he's my younger sibling and hasn't really offered much n the way of help when it comes to babysitting and helping with the family but I don't resent him for that. He's had a difficult ice after the death o my Father and recently tried to kill himself. My mum thins he hold give me way and I think he kind of assumed he would, but I don't want either f them o do it. I feel the stronger of the three of us, I'm the one who has to keep things together within our family...... I don't want to ask my mum, that's a given, but I don't want to hurt my already suffering sibling.

    I'm at a loss at what to do.
    Sorry for long depressing post.... I just need some advice

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    • Elinor Claire
      CommentAuthorElinor Claire
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jan 6th 2015
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    If you want to walk down the aisle alone then do. You don't have to be given away, you can take the line "who gives this women" out. You could also ask your chief bridesmaid to do it if you have one. Perhaps you could find something for your brother to do that will make him feel important and special. Maybe he could sign the register for you. Alternatively it is common for any brothers of the bride to be ushers. You could also include your brother in the procession alongside any bridesmaids, but not have him walk alongside you, he could walk ahead or follow you in, or maybe walk a bridesmaid down the aisle.

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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 6th 2015
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    Thank you Elinor. Those are great ideas.

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    • princesspixie
      CommentAuthorprincesspixie
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 6th 2015
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    be strong and strong and go at it solo i would but i think i'll be that nervous i'd need my dad to hold me up lol (plus I'm a daddies girl at heart) oh and



    xx

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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 6th 2015
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    my Daddy will be there in spirit! Thanks for your advice though.
    Xx

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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jan 6th 2015
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    Hiya and welcome to the thread, please take some time to read the rules, and add your date to the calendar.

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    • EmmaM1045
      CommentAuthorEmmaM1045
      Posted: Jan 13th 2015
     
    Hello everyone!
    just joined the page, even though I've been engaged a year!
    we've just started making plans and gathering ideas..
    hubby to be hopes to marry this year.. (pffft)
    I hope for june next year

    looking forward to hearing from you all
    cheers guys
    Emma xx
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    • KatieH
      CommentAuthorKatieH
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    • EmmaH444
      CommentAuthorEmmaH444
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    Hello and welcome :)

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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    thanks ladies!
    Getting the hang of this place now, full f so many ideas and great advice. Settled in nicely!

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    Glad you like this place Stephanie.. I'm addicted I think hah. It's lovely to get everyone else's opinions though.. and from people who actually WANT to talk weddings so you don't feel you're going on or boring them to death!! Certainly gets me through my working day

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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    You're not the only one who's addicted flossie hehe. I don't really have anyone to discuss the wedding with but my other half so it's good to get a girls point of view.

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    Yeah definitely :) it's also a good support system for everything other than weddings as well. If you have a personal prob you'll always get great advice and support on here :) x

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    • KatieH
      CommentAuthorKatieH
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2015
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    I've had great advice given to me on here and have got some fab ideas too :) Have fun! x

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