Parents REFUSE to Pay for Daughter's Wedding... But Foot the Bill for Son's! 😠

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Picture this: you're happily dating your significant other and your mom suddenly brings up the topic of marriage 💍. But wait, there's a twist! She tells you not to expect any financial help for your wedding because they're "too old." 😱 Fast forward a few months, and you find out your twin brother is getting married, and your parents are paying for half of his big day! 💸💔 Talk about a double standard, right? Well, that's exactly what happened to our protagonist, leaving her feeling upset and confused. Let's dive into this family drama and see if she's justified in her feelings! 🍿

📞 Mom's Unexpected Wedding Talk

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💍 The Big Question

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💸 Wedding Funds? Nope!

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🤷‍♀️ Our Wedding Plans

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🚫 No Eloping Allowed

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🗣️ Setting Boundaries

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💰 Money Matters

yayydunno | yayydunno

💒 Tiny Wedding, Big Price

yayydunno | yayydunno

🎉 Brother's Big News

yayydunno | yayydunno

🕵️‍♀️ Getting the Scoop

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💣 The Bombshell

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🤬 Confronting Mom

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💔 Upset and Confused

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🚫 No Financial Support

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👰 Double Standards and Wedding Woes

So, our protagonist's mom insists on a nice wedding for her daughter, but with a catch - no financial help! 🙅‍♀️💰 Yet, when her twin brother gets engaged, mom and dad are more than happy to foot half the bill for his big day. 😒 Talk about unfair! Our protagonist is left feeling hurt and questioning her mother's motives. Is it really about age, or is there something more going on? 🤔💔 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation and whether our protagonist is justified in her feelings of frustration and confusion. 🌐💬

Mother plays favorites; OP not wrong to be upset 🤯

ChallengeFlat7795 | ChallengeFlat7795

Digging deeper into the family dynamics and possible reasons behind.

Bulky_Mix3560 | Bulky_Mix3560

Double standards? NTA. Sit her down and clear air 😊

LavishLunaLure | LavishLunaLure

Curious if OP's parents paid for their own child's wedding 🤔

AmusedPencil274 | AmusedPencil274

Advice for a small, affordable wedding. NTA for being upset.

Firm-Molasses-4913 | Firm-Molasses-4913

Savage NTA comment shuts down entitled bridezilla 🤭

rebootsaresuchapain | rebootsaresuchapain

Intimate wedding revenge plan 😏

GeneralButterfly8557 | GeneralButterfly8557

One wedding rule - fair or not? Let's discuss! 👍

Catlady0329 | Catlady0329

Mom plays favorites with wedding expenses. NTA stands up.

Pristine_Parking5202 | Pristine_Parking5202

Possible grudge behind parents' unequal financial support for kids' weddings 😕

BS_Detector2023 | BS_Detector2023

Is the daughter's second wedding the reason for refusal? 🤔

smallblueangel | smallblueangel

Is wedding number 2 less important than potential future ones? 🤔

issy_haatin | issy_haatin

Age is just a number, but to them it's a wedding budget

yayydunno | yayydunno

Exploring possible history of unequal treatment by parents 🤔

wutt-m-i-thinkin | wutt-m-i-thinkin

Don't let family sexism ruin your big day! 👰🏻😘

bendytoepilot | bendytoepilot

Don't let your parents dictate your wedding. You're NTA. 👏

BeachPlze | BeachPlze

Daughter stands up to parents for unequal wedding treatment. 💪

thatattyguy | thatattyguy

Clarification made on mother's unwillingness to pay for daughter's wedding

yayydunno | yayydunno

Sibling rivalry and entitlement, ESH in this wedding drama.

-KristalG- | -KristalG-

Setting boundaries with unsupportive parents is key. 🙏

Ok_Homework_7621 | Ok_Homework_7621

Don't invite them to the wedding 👰‍♀️🤵‍♂️. NTA for playing favorites.

BendPresent1437 | BendPresent1437

Navigating family dynamics in wedding planning 👯

thefinalhex | thefinalhex

Curious about OP's elopement and its impact on mother's behavior 🤔

Background_Town_9700 | Background_Town_9700

Sister defends parents' unequal treatment of twins' weddings 🤷‍♀️

yayydunno | yayydunno

Mom's wedding obsession leads to headaches for all 😠

M312345 | M312345

Savvy tip for wedding invitations when parents refuse to pay 👍

AffectionateYoung300 | AffectionateYoung300

Elope again and save yourself from her criticisms 🙄

NoDaisy | NoDaisy

Mom's punishing you for eloping, good thing you're eloping again 🙄

happier-hours | happier-hours

Standing up for yourself is hard, but worth it 💪

RDUppercut | RDUppercut

Mean mom unfairly punishes daughter for eloping and controlling future wedding 😠

heteroerotic | heteroerotic

Cruelty of favoritism: Mother's AH behavior towards daughter's wedding 😠

LongPrinciple3404 | LongPrinciple3404

Mother's image matters more than daughter's happiness. Elope again! 😠

Swimming-Trifle-899 | Swimming-Trifle-899

DIY wedding on a budget is possible with help from loved ones!

Financial_Ad_1735 | Financial_Ad_1735

Sensible advice for the couple. Money talks louder than family.

NeedWaiver | NeedWaiver

Do what makes you happy, forget about mom's wants 😞

ArtisticDirection498 | ArtisticDirection498

Second wedding expenses: who pays? Discussion on family dynamics.

Toniadion1974 | Toniadion1974

Don't play into her game, stay calm and indifferent 🙌

swillshop | swillshop

Did she really upset you or was it her guilt talking?

InedibleCalamari42 | InedibleCalamari42

Daughter expects parents to pay for wedding, but eloped. NTA.

Ornery-Ticket834 | Ornery-Ticket834

NTA! Mom playing favorites and refusing to pay for wedding 😠

BigNathaniel69 | BigNathaniel69

NTA. Don't fall for financial manipulation. Wish brother well 👍

j4ckb1ng | j4ckb1ng

Wedding should be about couple, not mother's desire to show off.

PandaLand447 | PandaLand447

Mother punishing daughter for eloping, but paying for son's wedding 🤷

JGCii | JGCii

Don't mess with the bride-to-be or you'll miss the wedding 😠

Popular-Jaguar-3803 | Popular-Jaguar-3803

Eloping for first marriage, brother plays ball, NTA but punished.

dunks615 | dunks615

Mixed messages from mom, NTA seeks explanation. 🤔

Shot-Artichoke-4106 | Shot-Artichoke-4106

Sibling favoritism sucks. You're NTA for feeling hurt. 😢

Sircrusterson | Sircrusterson

Jealous of sibling's favoritism? Elope and enjoy life! 😎

Ice-Walker-2626 | Ice-Walker-2626

Savage response to unequal parental treatment in weddings 😎

NaturesVividPictures | NaturesVividPictures

Don't let her hurtful behavior ruin your special day. 🙏

marblefree | marblefree

Opinion: Parents not obligated to pay for multiple weddings. 😍

Awkward-Bother1449 | Awkward-Bother1449

Debate on who should fund first marriage vs second marriage 💰

BBayWay | BBayWay

Unequal financial treatment leads to resentment and hurt. NTA.

Dogbite_NotDimple | Dogbite_NotDimple

Don't be upset if others do things their own way 🙄

RileyGirl1961 | RileyGirl1961

Don't expect anything and be happy for your twin 😊

TheUggBootInvestor | TheUggBootInvestor

"Blatant favoritism"! Sister deserves better treatment from mother 👏

blueskyoverhead | blueskyoverhead

Mom wants wedding but won't pay? Sounds like NTA situation.

anroar1 | anroar1

Weddings should be paid for by the couple, not parents. 💍

ExplanationMinimum51 | ExplanationMinimum51

Stand up for your wedding budget 🙅‍♀️💰

Boofakblankets | Boofakblankets

Take responsibility for your actions and approach your parents kindly. 👍

redile | redile

You eloped for your first wedding, YTA for being jealous.

Fujka | Fujka

Curious why the parents only paid for the son's wedding 🤔

Maximum-Swan-1009 | Maximum-Swan-1009

Stand up for yourself! 💪

Chocolatecandybar_ | Chocolatecandybar_

Clear double standard from parent causes upset and name-calling 😠

LadyNael | LadyNael

Unfair treatment from parents, consider going no contact with family 😢

Outrageous_Smile_996 | Outrageous_Smile_996

Unfair treatment from parents, consider going no contact. 😢

Outrageous_Smile_996 | Outrageous_Smile_996

Bride called out for wanting parents to pay for second wedding 💍

TomatillodupeaShoop | TomatillodupeaShoop

Parents should treat their children equally when it comes to weddings.

Key-Pay-8572 | Key-Pay-8572

NTA. Speak up about your hurt, but respect their decision.

AdAccomplished6870 | AdAccomplished6870

Mom's passive aggression towards daughter is toxic 😕

Sea-Ad3724 | Sea-Ad3724

Mom is upset for missing daughter's first wedding, have a heart 😢

nyxfilmz | nyxfilmz

A simple wedding can be just as beautiful and meaningful. 💍

lostrandomdude | lostrandomdude

Eloping and not receiving any wedding funds, NTA here.

HawkeyeinDC | HawkeyeinDC

Wedding expenses? Nah. Nursing home bills? Not my problem.

youareinmybubble | youareinmybubble

Mom's rude behavior towards daughter's wedding plans 😠

Here_IGuess | Here_IGuess

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