Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Stephenson Wedding {Father-Daughter Dance}


My dad and I have always had a really special relationship. He cried when he dropped me off at college, which was 10 miles from our house just in downtown Raleigh, so I knew my wedding day was going to be emotional for him.

My dad and I never really had the typical father-daughter relationship, but it was more of a friendship. We never really had many fights and we always were doing fun things together, we went to the lake a lot, the beach a lot and just was always doing something. So when it came time to pick a song for us to dance to I wasn't really sure which song to pick. Yea there were tons of good father-daughter songs to dance to but not many that I was like this is our song, except for a Grateful Dead song. I won't get into how this became our song but I remember when I was little always singing this with my dad, yea you could say he was somewhat of a dead head. So we danced to 'I Will Take You Home'



It may not have been your typical father-daughter dance, but it was perfect for us.








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5 comments :

Pamela {Sequins and Sea Breezes} said...

My father/daughter dance with my dad was easily one of my favorite memories from my wedding. <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

Lauren Honeycutt said...

Awww I want to cry just reading this post! It's amazing!!!

Svetlana Holt said...

This post is so sweet! And I love how you picked a song that was you instead of a typical one. I feel like that makes the moment so much more special. I was expecting tears from my dad too, but I feel like to avoid the sadness he just went into super fun mode haha - Svetlana @Life With a Side of Wine

Emelia at Dream Big & Buy the Shoes said...

Ok these pictures have me tearing up, HOW SWEET. I really love that you picked a song that was just for you two. That's what it's all about!

Erika Powell said...

This is so great! So sweet that you had that special moment and the photos are really wonderful