Mother Upset Her Daughter, Uninvited Her To The Wedding After She Found Out Mom Paid For Another Bride’s Dress

Bride trying on dress
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We often hear that kids need to learn the value of money, how to control their finances, and how to set goals when it comes to earning and spending their hard-earned cash. Even though it’s a great skill to have in life, it might create conflict during wedding planning. Parents tend to help out as best as they can and do spend large sums of money on weddings when it comes to their kids.

But not this mom!

She was happy to pay for the youngest daughter’s wedding, but she drew the line when it came to the bride’s dress. However, she helped another bride in need after realizing she couldn’t afford her dream dress.

When the daughter found out, she was not happy. What followed was drama between the mom and her daughter and she posted the story on Reddit, wondering if it was worth it.

A mother reflects on how she and her husband raised their children to value hard work, despite having faced poverty in their own lives.

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Parents supported their daughters financially but were not involved in making wedding decisions.

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Mom's generosity doesn't extend to the youngest daughter - must buy her own dress.

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This mother's emotional experience shared how one act of kindness can go a long way 💞

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The bride found the dress of her dreams but was heartbroken when it was too expensive.

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Mother pays it forward, helping another bride get the dress she loves

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A heart-warming story of kindness, gratitude, and friendship

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A mother's caught in the middle of her daughter's wedding drama: she paid for one dress, but her daughter expected her to pay for another. Is the mom an a-hole?

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Edit: Bride's dad accidentally revealed the dress surprise at dinner!

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A generous mother is uninvited from her daughter's wedding after paying for another bride's dress. 😢

This heartwarming story is about a mother and her daughter, Michaela. The mother grew up in poverty and wanted to pay it forward. While at the bridal shop, she encountered another bride who was plus-sized and found out that she couldn't afford to get the last dress she tried due to a misread price tag.

Without hesitation, the mother offered to pay the difference for the dress. The daughter, however, was not pleased about the gesture and uninvited her parents from the wedding. This begs the question, was the mother in the wrong for her generous act of kindness?

We turn to reader reactions and comments to understand the readers' opinions on the subject.

NTA: She doesn't deserve your money? 😮

wind-river7 | wind-river7

😳 Put a stop to it!

EntrepreneurAmazing3 | EntrepreneurAmazing3

Daughter uninvites mom🤦‍♀️, mum should request a refund?😬

SoleIbis | SoleIbis

NTA: Mom's bigger ❤️ act than paying for dress

Publius246 | Publius246

👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩Mother-Daughter Drama

del901 | del901

Mom is 💞 for being kind!

Comprehensive_Bank29 | Comprehensive_Bank29

Generous parents; entitled daughter 😞

PinkMoon1988 | PinkMoon1988

👰 Is Mom's generosity taking the spotlight off the bride's special moment? 🤔

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Mom's act of kindness❤️, but the Daughter uninvited her to her wedding!

Anizziepluto | Anizziepluto

Mom upstages her daughter's big moment 🤦‍♀️

zoufantastical | zoufantastical

NTA - Moms decide 🤔

catinnameonly | catinnameonly

NTA: Pull funding if uninvited🤔

lalafia1 | lalafia1

🤔 Appreciate the help but not the gesture

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Generous parents 🤔

mer-shark | mer-shark

NTA! ⚠️ Your daughter is not entitled to your finances.

noaconstrictor21 | noaconstrictor21

NTA: 👩‍👧 Doing the same for other children.

FollowingLumpy187 | FollowingLumpy187

😍NTA: You did a lovely thing!

IndigoHG | IndigoHG

Daughter is right to be upset 💔 It's her wedding 💒

Nicechick321 | Nicechick321

🤦‍♀️ Mom disappointed with daughter's behavior

Zorgas | Zorgas

NTA, daughter's entitlement ≠ mom's generosity 😕

mellejane | mellejane

A Mom's tearful reaction 💔

redditor191389 | redditor191389

Mom paid for 🤩 stranger's dress but 💔 daughter uninvited 🤔

Razzberries91 | Razzberries91

NTA: Uninviting a funding source

CawSoHard | CawSoHard

Feeling betrayed? 😣💔

Blackwater2016 | Blackwater2016

👎🏽 Mother uninvited her daughter from the wedding!

KimChiDiva | KimChiDiva

NTA, offering an apology 🤝

Lualin87 | Lualin87

Cool heads will 🤝

Savings-Breath-9118 | Savings-Breath-9118

NTA 💲 You paid for a dress a lady that needed help 🔥

chtocc | chtocc

NTA: Keeping the 💰 sounds 👍🏼

Incognitoacon | Incognitoacon

No a-hole here: 🤔 sorting out a daughter-mother conflict 🙏

VividEfficiency7347 | VividEfficiency7347

Payback time? 🤔

fatherbarber | fatherbarber

NTA: Don't let her tell you how to spend your money!

ProfessionalSir9978 | ProfessionalSir9978

A devil's advocate 🤔

Eerawai | Eerawai

NTA: 👩‍👧‍👦 A difference of ❤ & 💔

Desc440 | Desc440

NTA: Stand by your words 💪

llynglas | llynglas

A situation with 🤔

Unit-00 | Unit-00

NTA 🤦‍♀️ You're already footing the bill!

SelendisSuccubus | SelendisSuccubus

NTA❤️Mom sets boundaries with daughter

wordsmythy | wordsmythy

‍♀️ Mother wronged her daughter & paid for stranger's dress!

theamazinglula | theamazinglula

Generosity backfires😔

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Mama Bear stands up🐻

Somnitree | Somnitree

Mom NTA: Daughter is 💸entitled💸

shadow-foxe | shadow-foxe

Stepping over 👠 boundaries 🤔

georgiajl38 | georgiajl38

Total stranger's ✨dream dress✨ sparks emotional whiplash 🤯

allison375962 | allison375962

YTA:️ Daughter hurt by mom supporting a stranger over her💔

Rare_Background8891 | Rare_Background8891

NTA - Mom's right 💁‍♀️

ExplorerRadiant | ExplorerRadiant

NTA - Parents trying their best 🤞

Human-Zucchini-618 | Human-Zucchini-618

Mom paying for another bride's dress, NTA!

ozuulrules | ozuulrules

NTA: Mother pays for another bride's dress⁠⁠—with unintended repercussions!

chanelmegami | chanelmegami

NTA for paying for a stranger's dress 🤗

Lazy_Sell_192 | Lazy_Sell_192

Mom sets boundaries🤝

CartoonistAcademic20 | CartoonistAcademic20

NTA: Good intentions but 🤔

GlitterBizh8 | GlitterBizh8

Daughter's 💔 over 🤵shopping 💐💃for 🤴other 💞b's 💐dress

helendawkins | helendawkins

NTA: “What you don't know about brides is a lot.”

ReticentRedhead | ReticentRedhead

NTA: A selfless mom was uninvited 💔

somethingclever1712 | somethingclever1712

NTA: Generous Offer 🤝

Bozobozo111 | Bozobozo111

Mom 🤔 daughter over wedding 🔥?

Lazyassbummer | Lazyassbummer

NTA: Out-of-pocket for an entire wedding?

MrsGruusahm | MrsGruusahm

NTA - 🤔🤔2 good things in 1 day?!

icecreampenis | icecreampenis

NTA: 💰🎩fair is fair 🙌🏼

Black_Tears524 | Black_Tears524

NTA: Nice gesture💕

blking | blking