Parents Skip Daughter's Graduation for Son's Wedding... Twice! 😱

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Imagine working hard for years, being the only child out of six to graduate college and pursue higher education, only to have your parents choose to attend your brother's wedding ceremony instead of your graduation. Not once, but twice! 😤 That's the heartbreaking situation our 23-year-old protagonist finds herself in. Despite knowing her graduation date four years in advance and reminding her family of the date, her parents still chose to prioritize her brother's wedding ceremony over her academic achievement. 💔

The Only One to Graduate 🎓

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Years of Reminders ⏰

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The Eloping Brother 💍

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Conflicting Dates 📆

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Mom's Shocking Choice 😲

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Tense Times ⚠️

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A Second Chance 🙏

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Heartbreak Strikes Again 💔

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Mom's Excuse 🤷‍♀️

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The Emotional Dilemma 🥺

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Family Torn Apart by Tough Choices 😔

Our young graduate is left devastated as her parents choose to attend her brother's wedding ceremony over her graduation not once, but twice! 😢 With the family now divided, she can't help but wonder if she's in the wrong for feeling hurt and betrayed. After all, it's her brother's special day too. But how can her parents dismiss years of hard work and dedication so easily? 💔 Let's see what the internet thinks of this emotional rollercoaster…

NTA. Mother favors brother, ignores OP's graduation, and eloped brother's wedding.

ShakeSlow | ShakeSlow

Graduation vs wedding: family drama and priorities. NTA wins.

Real-Donut-1973 | Real-Donut-1973

NTA. Family should prioritize big moments and compromise to be there. 👏

myBisL2 | myBisL2

Family prioritizes weddings over graduation, commenter offers advice and encouragement. 👍

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Parental favoritism and missed graduations. 😢

Abbessolute | Abbessolute

NAH comment sparks debate on prioritizing milestones in families.

yougottabekiddingm | yougottabekiddingm

Playing favorites is the worst game ever 🤯

Zackyd00 | Zackyd00

Sibling rivalry at its finest. NTA stands up to favoritism. 😏

anarchyshift | anarchyshift

Sibling's elopement shouldn't take priority over your graduation day. NTA 👏

Freckledbruh | Freckledbruh

Validating comment and supportive replies with 👍

ShadowsObserver | ShadowsObserver

Brother is the real a-hole for scheduling wedding during sister's graduation 😠

swwoman77 | swwoman77

Commenter clarifies parent's history of missing graduations. 👍

0biterdicta | 0biterdicta

OP's graduation overshadowed by sibling's wedding. NTA.

runedued | runedued

Graduation vs Wedding: ESH, but wedding takes precedence 🙏

throwAWweddingwoe | throwAWweddingwoe

Graduation ceremonies are tedious and don't add value. 🙄

Kufat | Kufat

Choosing between siblings' events is tough, NAH in this case 🙏

Trekora | Trekora

Graduation snubbed twice for brother's wedding. NTA, petty revenge.

baneens4me | baneens4me

Graduation vs Wedding: NAH, but brother put mom in tough spot 😕

Opposite-Shirt7432 | Opposite-Shirt7432

Family favorites? Graduation snubbed twice for brother's wedding. 🤷‍♀️

Majestic-Meringue-40 | Majestic-Meringue-40

Wedding vs Graduation: A debate on life's biggest moments 💪

sirfuzzle1 | sirfuzzle1

Wedding over graduation? Understandable but still disappointing. 😕

AlwaysPlaysAHealer | AlwaysPlaysAHealer

Sibling's shared birthday holds special meaning, but mom dismissive of OP's feelings. 😔

chantm80 | chantm80

Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation and calls out brother's actions 👏

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Commenter questions if parents will attend next year's graduation 🤔

0hip | 0hip

Poor communication leads to double booking of major life events 😢

The_Changed_Cola | The_Changed_Cola

Family prioritizes brother's birthday wedding over daughter's graduation. NAH.

lombajm | lombajm

Celebrate with a party instead of a boring ceremony! 🎉

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Graduation ceremony is boring, weddings are a party 🎉

Flendarp | Flendarp

Congrats on graduating! Sorry your family sucks 😢

IAmLurker2020 | IAmLurker2020

Find support outside of family, be proud of your achievements! 👏

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Debate over the importance of graduations and weddings. 🤔

TheTwistedCity | TheTwistedCity

Congrats on your degree! 🎓 Parents don't value education. 😕

jluvdc26 | jluvdc26

A heartwarming suggestion for support and celebration on graduation day 😊

ErinnShannon | ErinnShannon

Graduation vs Wedding: NAH, but comment seems presumptive and rude 🤔

itinerantmarshmallow | itinerantmarshmallow

Commenter prioritizes family over graduation, disagrees with OP's perspective.

StartedOffasAnOrgasm | StartedOffasAnOrgasm

Family values education differently, but OP's achievement is remarkable 👏

Haunting-Aardvark709 | Haunting-Aardvark709

Congratulations on your graduation! 🎓 Don't let your family's priorities discourage you. NTA

Fettnaepfchen | Fettnaepfchen

Cutting out toxic family members 👌🏽

Rattkjakkapong | Rattkjakkapong

Brother's wedding on same day, not parents' fault. NTA.

techbear72 | techbear72

Being the least favorite child is a deep scar. Move on. ❤️

idrow1 | idrow1

Setting boundaries with family. 👍

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Commenter defends OP's decision, receives unsympathetic reply. 🤷‍♀️

That-1-Red-Shirt | That-1-Red-Shirt

Commenter calls out OP for being TA and exhausting.

whats_a_ze | whats_a_ze

Suggesting communication to salvage strained mother-daughter relationship 👥

theEx30 | theEx30

Celebrating a hard-earned achievement despite unsupportive family 💪

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Commenter defends parents skipping daughter's graduation for son's wedding.

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Daughter upset as parents skip her graduation twice for brother's wedding.

FPFan | FPFan

Sibling's wedding and graduation on same weekend. NTA for asking.

AnyStatistician6014 | AnyStatistician6014

Respect their boundaries and stop asking. ESH. 🚫

Great-But-Useless | Great-But-Useless

Congrats on the degree! Eff the fam 👊

PlantsDogsWine | PlantsDogsWine

Graduation vs Wedding: Which is more important? NTA says comment.

birb-brain | birb-brain

Sibling's selfishness ruined commenter's graduation, relatable experience. 😔

abooja | abooja

Commenter calls out OP for being TA for asking to change wedding date, defends parents missing graduation for major life event 😒

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