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    I graduate this summer and my parents have not been particularly supportive throughout my degree. Is it awful of me to invite people I'm closer with/that have been more supportive instead of my parents? Has anyone else not invited their parents to graduation?
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    If they haven't supported you then don't have them there
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    (Original post by GoingToBurst)
    I graduate this summer and my parents have not been particularly supportive throughout my degree. Is it awful of me to invite people I'm closer with/that have been more supportive instead of my parents? Has anyone else not invited their parents to graduation?
    Hello,

    If your parents have not been supportive through the challenge time that is university then why should they be there to celebrate your achievements? There is no need to feel bad about not inviting them.

    Invite the people you are closer with and the ones that have supported you and helped you - they'll truly support you in your achievements just as much as they did in your challenges.

    Don't feel bad!
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    No, it is not awful of you. They did not earn their place at your graduation, so they do not deserve it.
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    I'm not inviting my family either
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    (Original post by GoingToBurst)
    I graduate this summer and my parents have not been particularly supportive throughout my degree. Is it awful of me to invite people I'm closer with/that have been more supportive instead of my parents? Has anyone else not invited their parents to graduation?
    Many unis live-stream the graduation so they could watch it without being there. I'd have the people that have supported me there in person.
 
 
 
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