Super September 2020

Getting married without my dad

Amber, on July 28, 2019 at 2:08 PM Posted in Planning 0 15
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The more I'm planning my wedding the more I think about my daddy n how he won't be here to see me in my wedding dress and be able to walk me down the aisle or dance with me during the father/daughter dance. I hate that I won't have these memories or precious moments💔
If heaven wasn't so far away ... I know he would be there❤
Anyone getting married and not having your daddy there due to he's in heaven??
Who is walking you down the aisle? Are you having a dance dedicated to him? Are you have anything at your ceremony or reception for him?
Plz share ideas I need some thanks!!


  • D
    Super July 2020
    D ·
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    My dad passed away about 4 years ago. My FW's brother is walking me down the aisle along with my mom if she's able to walk. No daughter/father dance for me but my partner will have one with her dad. Not sure how to honor him yet.
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  • Laura
    Rockstar October 2019
    Laura ·
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    My dad passed away when I was 14. I know it's hard. One of my future stepsons is giving me away. My brother did for my first marriage but didn't want to this time. We're having a memorial table for those we lost, and a memory dance.

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  • D
    Super September 2019
    Dana ·
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    Not personally, but my mom experienced this when she got married. She had her mom walk her down the aisle. She did a dance with her mom as well cause her mom was acting as both a mother and father. Just know he will be with you the day of the wedding
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  • Sharon
    Devoted October 2020
    Sharon ·
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    I'm so sorry your dad won't be here with you. My FH's dad passed away a few months ago and the planning has been very bittersweet. You can always have a memorial charm with his picture on your bouquet. Or take something of his, a piece of clothing, his wedding band, etc, and have it sewn or pinned inside your dress so it's close to your heart. I know he'll be there with you in spirit and will probably send you a sign that he's around.
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  • Tina
    March 2020
    Tina ·
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    I'm so sorry for your loss! My mom passed away 6 years ago and I know I will have a cry on the day wishing she was there. I'm having a poem read during the ceremony about thinking of those we lost, memorial table with photos and memorial candles, and some personal items on me (her locket and hair comb). We are also doing a projection slide show before the reception starts as people are seated and I know I will add a couple of photos of me with my mom through the years. 💜
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  • K
    Expert September 2019 ·
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    My mom passed in Feb 2000, my dad passed this past feb. My sister is walking me down the aisle. She will be carrying his picture.
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  • Amy
    Dedicated November 2019
    Amy ·
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    I'm so sorry your for your broken heart 😥 I lost my dad less than 2 years ago, I almost just wanted to run off and get married but I know that's not the answer. I'm walking alone down the aisle..I couldnt possibly replace my dad. I have a photo charm for my boquet, and a memory table. I always knew the song I would dance to with i dont know what to do? Skip it??-that hurts my heart. Dance with fh? Ugg just dont know. Do what makes your heart happy ♡ he will be with you for sure!!!!!
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  • Samantha
    Super August 2019
    Samantha ·
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    My biological dad and FHs mom both passed. We’ll have a candle I made and my adopted parents will be with me, also doing a memorial dance for his mom and a special dance for all dads I honor of my dad and grandpa who passed.

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  • Futuremrsv
    Super October 2020
    Futuremrsv ·
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    My dad passed away in 2017 and its definitely hard with him not being here, and knowing he wont be at my wedding.
    My brother will be walking me down the aisle.
    I will still be having the father/daughter dance dedicated with him and will either just dance with my brother or might have all the important men in my life take turna dancing with me.
    I also plan on having a photo of my dad on my memorial table that we will have showing other family members who are no longer with us
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  • Ashley
    Expert October 2020
    Ashley ·
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    My dad passed 16 years ago and I never thought it would still be this hard. I don’t have anyone picked yet to walk me and I may walk with my daughter. I’m not doing a father daughter dance but I’ll be playing the song he had picked for that as I walk down the aisle.

    Good luck
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  • Rebecca
    Devoted June 2020
    Rebecca ·
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    My dad passed three years ago. I get how hard it is. I’m having his oldest brother walk me down the aisle and his two oldest friends as my “attendants” (my FH will have his sisters as his).
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  • Adrienne
    Beginner September 2019
    Adrienne ·
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    My dad passed away February 2016. He womt be able to be at my wedding. My uncle is walkimg me down the aisle. I am going to have a memorial table and his picture (as well ad others) put up. I don't think I'm doing a dance but I might do a song dedicated to him.
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  • Alisha
    Expert August 2020
    Alisha ·
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    I’m sorry for your loss. Please remember that they will always be with you and you can honor them by doing something extra special to include them in your special day. We are doing a remembrance for my fh parents brother and grandparents, and my grandparents. Just know that they are with us.
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  • Future Mrs.kimbro
    Dedicated June 2020
    Future Mrs.kimbro ·
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    My dad passed away 20 years ago and it still very much hurt my dad was my everything. I have three son's each will walk me down and I'm going to dedicate a chair to him at our wedding. I so miss my Daddy so I know exactly how you feel.
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  • LaLa
    Devoted October 2019
    LaLa ·
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    My dad passed away when I was 3. I'm very sad he won't be there. My mom is going to walk me down the aisle.

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