Who Will Be Giving You Away?

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    I'm going to be a bit different and have asked my step-dad and my brother to give me away. I haven't seen my real dad for years, tbh he is a waste of time. My big bro and stepdad have always been there for me and have more than filled the place of my biological dad.

    Im not quite sure how it will work, but Im gonna do it! :)
     
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    My Mum is walking me down the aisle. I've not heard from or seen my Dad over the past 5 years so he won't even be at the wedding.
     
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    I walked by myself, but my parents and my best friend went in before me.
    It being my second marriage it didn't seem right my dad giving me away twice!
     
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    My brother is giving me away since my dad died when we were little and i am not very close to my mum boyfriend
     
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    My parents divorced when I was 7 and my step-dad has always been really good to me. I'm still close to my Dad though, so when it came to deciding who should give me away I couldn't choose!!

    In the end, they both gave me away, and when the registrar asked "who gives this woman...?" they both stepped up, looked at each other, and said "We do!" :) Needless to say, it got a big laugh from everyone!!

    They both did speeches after the meal too :)

    Here are some pictures:

    Aisle 1.jpg

    We do!.jpg
     
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    Great idea Becky lol :)

    As long as you choose someone you want then I think that is all that matters :)
     
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    On my first marriage I had my best friend Neil. This time i'll not bother with anyone I don''t think. I just want to be there with my children and my man :)
     
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    The pictures are beautiful! It is lovely that you're still close to your real dad and have you're step dad too. Unfortunately Im not close to my real dad, he won't even be at our wedding. It'll be just my big bro and my step-dad..I wonder who they'll both walk me up? Maybe walk behind me or in front? ahhh plenty of time to think it through lol! xx
     
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    I am the same as far as my real dad goes. I've not seen him for 14years now and didn't hear from him for 13 of those years. I managed to get back in touch with him via a cousin of mine and we kept in touch via phone for about 4 months, I last spoke to him March 2010, he said he would call me in April - I never heard from him and still haven't until this day. It saddens me to a degree, but I have tried and that's all I can do. I won't be trying again.
     
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    Why not have both your brother and step-dad then :) - as long as your aisle is wide enough that is!
     
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    oh yes, that's what I plan to do .. Im not sure how its going to work aisle width wise lol...But I'll make it happen hehe!! x
     
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    Perfect solution :D

    I'd love my partners father to give me away as he's more of a dad than i've ever had but just doesn't seem right.
     
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    I have the same problem, i havent spoken to my family for over 8 years so wont have my dad giving me away. Went through the thought of having my step son do it or my father in law did offer but like I said, I am joining their family so seems odd them giving me away if you know what I mean. In the end decided on my best friend instead. She is wearing a bridesmaid dress but doing the job of my dad. xx

     
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    That's a really cool idea :D
     
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    My daughter is giving me away - 2nd time around for me so didn't seem right asking my Dad! He will be giving a reading though :)
     
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    My mum and step-dad were married 2 and a half years ago, my brother gave my mum away, it really was a lovely touch :D
     
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    My son gave me away, unfortunately due to his wheelchair we had to seat him in the registry room and I actually walked in after my bridesmaid (stepdaughter) but he was the one who said 'I do' so to speak when the registrar asked who was giving me away! I get on ok with my dad but we wanted our kids to be involved instead, just as well really as my dad was an asshole on the day!
     
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    My dad will be giving me away (sorry for the traditional answer!). I get really emotional whenever think about it as it means so much to me and to my dad too (a big softie at heart!)
     
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    It's nice to have the traditional set up! :) That's really sweet that it means a lot to you and your Dad, it's how it should be!
     
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    I wish my dad was still with us, would of loved him to give me away
     
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