What does the term ‘family’ mean to you? Is a family a collection of individuals related to one another by blood? Are members of a family an integrated group that shares unwavering love for one another?
The following story is about a betrayed fiancé. OP plans to get married to the man of her dreams in the upcoming months. Tragically, though, OP’s best friend passed suddenly, leaving her to care for her five-year-old daughter Ellie. Without hesitation, OP assumed the position of Ellie’s mother and thought of how to incorporate her in the wedding reception so as to make her feel special and cherished. However, despite the couple’s best efforts to do right by their friend, OP’s mother-in-law is unable to welcome Ellie as a new family member and can’t seem to find room in her heart for the young child. From that point on, as you could have expected, things got fairly heated. So, having said that, if you’re interested in learning how OP responded to her mother-in-law’s rejection of Ellie, read the story below! And when you’re done, check out the story about the aunt who refuses to address her twin nieces by name!