Dad misses daughter’s wedding to walk down the aisle with his STEP-DAUGHTER after ceremonies were held in different states on the same weekend
- The father anonymously shared his story on Reddit, explaining that he tried to end both weddings, but ultimately failed with his biological daughter
- He said his stepdaughter’s wedding was held on a Saturday, while his daughter’s ceremony took place on Sunday in another state, a 13-hour drive away.
- After attending his stepdaughter’s wedding, he drove all night to catch up with his daughter’s ceremony, but he got lost and missed most of it
- The father said his daughter, who always accused him of favoring her stepsister, should have her stepfather walk down the aisle
- To make up with his daughter, he gave her a trip to Japan with her new husband, but she refuses to forgive him
A man has revealed that his daughter doesn’t want to talk to him after missing most of her wedding because he wanted to walk down the aisle with his stepdaughter on her big day.
The father anonymously shared his story on Reddit’s’Am I the A ** holeforum, explaining that his biological daughter had to let her stepfather walk down the aisle because he wasn’t there.
“My daughter has always hated my stepdaughter and growing up we faced a lot of problems related to this resentment,” he admitted, although he insisted there was no favoritism on his part.
Family drama: A dad revealed on Reddit that he missed his biological daughter’s wedding to have his stepdaughter walk down the aisle on her big day (Stock Image)
He said he has treated his stepdaughter like she was his own child since she was two because her biological father had passed away. He noted that he had shared custody of his daughter with his ex and that he saw her less than his stepdaughter as a result.
“I love them both equally and I’ve never shown any preferential treatment for my stepdaughter, something my daughter always accuses me of,” he insisted.
According to the father, the problems arose when his stepdaughter sent a save the date for her Saturday wedding in September 2019.
“My daughter immediately called me, furious, and accused her stepsister of deliberately planning her wedding the day before hers,” he said. “My daughter sent her own save the date a week later for Sunday that same weekend.”
His stepdaughter claimed it was “pure coincidence,” saying she doesn’t even talk to her stepsister because they never got along.
It made matters worse: His daughter’s ceremony was a 13-hour drive away in another state, and they both wanted him to walk them down the aisle.
While his entire extended family chose to attend his daughter’s wedding, he thought he could do both.
Opinions: Many Reddit users agreed that he handled the situation poorly, and some said it is clear to them that he prefers his stepdaughter.
“ I did the math and I figured out that if I left my stepdaughter’s wedding at 10pm and drove through the night, I’d be fine with two hours to freshen up and get ready, ” he explained from.
Unfortunately, I got lost on the road and in traffic and missed the actual wedding ceremony. My daughter’s stepfather ended up taking her down the aisle alone.
“ I feel like I tried my best to make both of my kids happy, but I completely failed one of them. ”
The situation had led to all-out war with his children. His daughter’s friends went so far as to attack his stepdaughter and new husband on Facebook, claiming she planned this on purpose.
“ When I tried to fix the situation I got completely shut down, ” he admitted. “I gave my daughter and son-in-law an extra gift to go to Japan, that has always been their dream.”
The father said the large amount he spent on the trip, which had been delayed due to COVD-19, was his way of asking for forgiveness, but his daughter doesn’t have it.
The few times she takes my calls always ends with her bringing up the wedding and getting mad at me again, ” he said, adding that a few family members told him he was an ‘a ** hole’ because he didn’t prioritize that of his biological daughter. wedding.
Many Reddit users agreed that he handled the situation poorly, and some said it is clear to them that he prefers his stepdaughter.
“The reason she’s not satisfied is because she never wanted the money or the expensive gifts she just wanted her father,” one person explained. I feel like this was a pattern for her growing up. I know you had no control over it and you say there was no favoritism. It probably happened that way. ‘
“The truth is, OP loves his stepdaughter more,” added another. ‘Because he raised her more and was around her more. But he won’t even admit that to himself, and instead he dismisses the pain his biological daughter causes as made up or in her head. ‘