For a dear and beautiful niece.
She was brought up in the Church, went to Catholic schools etc.
I sat there listening to a secular service by a JP and how they were entering into a “contract”
I now am hearing the thoughts and the words of praise from all other family members how how much of a wonderful wedding it was, yada yada yada. All happy for the bride and groom and overflowing with their congratulations.
All I felt was sadness, emptiness. God wasnt even welcome yesterday.
I was honestly able to get her what a beautiful bride she was, but I couldnt congratulate her.
I think I was the only one there in the family who felt this way.
I dont know what to do. I feel so alone in all of this. Like an odd ball.
And I dont know what to do with it all. I dont know who to react to others when they talk so glowingly of yesterday. I cant honestly join in because I dont feel it.
Anyone out here have any similar happenings? What did you do?