I Excluded My Whole Family from My Wedding after I Overheard My Mom’s Call – Did I Cross the Line?

A Reddit user shared her dilemma about excluding her family from her wedding due to their disapproval of her alternative lifestyle. Growing up, she and her cousin Marie were close, but their paths diverged as the user embraced punk culture while Marie remained conservative. Overhearing her family attribute her abusive marriage to her lifestyle choices, the user felt betrayed and considered not inviting them to her wedding. Despite her mother’s plea for forgiveness, the user felt justified in her decision. Commenters supported her choice, empathizing with her desire to exclude judgmental family members from her special day.