(Closed) disliked step parents on programs??

posted 5 years ago in Family
Post # 2
215 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2005

scooper19:  No of course not. You don’t have to include anyone on the program or invitations that you don’t want too. I’d include your fiance’s step-father and leave off your mother’s husband. Nobody will notice it I’m sure. 

I think you’re over thinking it 🙂


Post # 3
46606 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

scooper19:  Of course it will loook bad if you do not include him and it will reflect on you. Be the gracious person and include him. It will not affect your wedding one iota.

Post # 4
3026 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

julies1949:  +1 again! This is good advice. It doesn’t accomplish anything to “slight” him; it would only look bad to others.

Post # 5
624 posts
Busy bee

Obviously I don’t know any of the background to why you don’t like your step father but I would urge you if possible to put your dislike to one side and welcome your mother’s husband to your wedding.  My children will have a stepdad when I get married next year and I would be devastated if he wasnt invited to one of their weddings in the future.  It is very difficult being a mother and in a relationship with someone other than your children’s father  – such a balancing act of trying to keep everyone happy.  You are about to embark on the happiest times of your life and it would i am sure make your mum happy to include him in your celebrations and I see no reason not to put him on the program.

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