(Closed) divorced parents that get along… but still awkward…help!!!

posted 6 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

Same boat here. DJ is saying something like- 

“Introducing Rebwana’s proud parents…
Mom, escorted by usher
Dad and Stepmom…”

You can skip the parent dances, if it’s easier. 

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

You don’t need to have any dances.  At our wedding we did three dances: Bride & groom first dance, father-daughter dance, mother-son dance.  If you limit it to that, or maybe add in a dance for the bridal party, it would completely sidestep the issue.

I don’t think you need to have a stepfather-bride dance unless you are especially close to your mom’s new husband.

I have never been to a wedding where there was a special parents-only dance.

As for announcements, I agree that they can just be announced separately.  Even if your dad brings a date, if he’s not in a serious relationship then I think it’s fine for the date to stay seated at his table while he is introduced on his own.  Your stepdad should be introduced with your mom though.

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