(Closed) How do you include you step dad into the wedding.

posted 8 years ago in Family
Post # 3
368 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

My stepdad and I are doing a dance. You could also make him a reader during your ceremony. Is he walking you down the aisle? If not then you could have him usher your mom and grandparents to their seats. I think making him a reader is a very sentimental thing though.

Post # 4
521 posts
Busy bee

Hi. I have a situation with parents, too. My mother and father divorced when I was still a baby (I’m 49 now). My father remarried soon after and was married to “Jane” until the end of his life. My mother and father both died about 15 years ago. I didn’t meet my father until I was 30 and then was in touch with him for a couple years before his death. I love my stepmom Jane and she and I got close when my mom and her husband (my father) died. Jane is a wonderful lady who keeps telling me God wants us to be married (not living together). When we get engaged and plan our wedding, I want to give Jane a place in the ceremony. I will either have her light the taper candle for my part of the Unity candle ceremony (and have bf’s mom light his) or have her do a reading.

Bless you for your capacity to love this man who filled an important role in your life. My grandfather was my Daddy, no one else ever took his place.

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