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‘I’m refusing to go to my sister’s wedding as she’s banned my partner from attending’

A lady has revealed that she is boycotting her sister’s wedding after she was particularly advised that she could not carry her partner to the celebration.

Sharing her story anonymously, the girl stated how she was raised a catholic and her dad and mom have been very strict – however over time they’ve softened up and at the moment are extra accepting of various walks of life.

So a lot so, that they’ve accepted her same-sex partner and do not thoughts that their daughter is bisexual – however sadly the sister nonetheless has an issue with it.

As the groom can also be catholic and his household are ‘very homophobic’ the sister has stated that the girl’s girlfriend can’t come to the ceremony – so now she’s refusing to go out of protest.



She stated among the friends on the wedding have been fairly homophobic (stock photograph)

Posting on Reddit, the girl stated: “My sister is having a destination wedding in Hawaii next Spring with immediate family, plus spouses/serious partners.

“I’m a bi feminine who has been in a relationship with a girl for the previous year. We grew up catholic, dad and mom used to be insanely homophobic however have mellowed out over the previous a number of years, they usually begrudgingly settle for my girlfriend.

“My sister’s fiancé and his family are very Catholic and his parents and grandparents very homophobic. Her future father-in-law has frequently used homophobic and transphobic slurs, her fiancé knows I’m in a relationship with a woman but his family does not.

“My sister and parents do not want my girlfriend to come because they don’t want to ‘start drama’ with her fiancé’s family.

“They advised me my sister’s wedding is just not the time to ‘make an announcement’.

“I’m not trying to start drama nor make any statements, just being my authentic self with my girlfriend whom I’ve been with for a year now.

“I can’t use the excuse that it is too costly to journey as a result of my dad and mom have volunteered to pay for flight/lodging/meals in full. I’ve supplied to pay in full for my girlfriend, though I’m positive if she have been a person they’d sponsor her journey too.

“I have told them if my girlfriend is not welcome then I will not be coming.

“Major drama had ensued, sister is de facto upset as a result of she will not have a bridesmaid in any other case, it is household solely, and her fiancé simply has a brother, and she or he would not need to have to clarify to the in-laws why I’m not there.”

After sharing her story online, other Reddit users rushed to the woman’s defence and said she had done nothing wrong.

She said: “Guess your sister can both clarify why you aren’t there or invite your vital different. Sounds like a ‘her’ drawback.”

While a second person said: “You are usually not making an attempt to make an announcement, you might be residing your life. Don’t waste you time, your money, or your feelings on these folks.”

And a third added: “I had an nearly equivalent factor with my partner. You come as a single unit comprised of two folks. Not divisible. Not negotiable. They both need you each or they don’t need you in any respect.

“The choice is simple and theirs to make; your family either choose to exclude you from a big event because it’s awkward for them or embrace you and deal with it.”

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