(Closed) Dad backed out of officiating

posted 6 years ago in Family
  • poll: what to do........
    convince your dad to do it, he shouldn't have backed out so soon to the wedding : (2 votes)
    13 %
    ask your brother in law, don't mess with it. : (11 votes)
    73 %
    other (please comment) : (2 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
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    768 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    tell your dad how much it means to you to officiate rather than “forcing” him to do it. he must have said yes for a reason, so remind him of that!

    Post # 5
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    236 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I think your dad has a point.  If officiating is his job, he might look forward to being just a wedding guest, especially at is child’s wedding.  I would find someone else to perform the ceremony and let him sit back, cry, and just enjoy.

    Post # 6
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    1471 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @ppplll6:  Are you blending traditions or something? Otherwise, would it be possible to just have fiance’s dad do the whole ceremony? I feel like if your dad doesn’t want to be in that role, you shouldn’t push it (annoying as it is three weeks ahead).

    Post # 7
    Member
    282 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    What about having your finace’s dad do the whole thing? If he wants too, then it shouldn’t be a problem at all. I wouldn’t convince him to do it because he obviously just wants to watch you get married, as your father, not as your pastor.

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