Princess Diana was missing from her son’s royal wedding, and yet paradoxically she was in the forefront of our minds. Finding a balance between celebration and sorrow is tricky. Most people don’t know what to do.
“There are five keys to planning a wedding when someone is missing,” says Aurora Winter, a grief expert and author of From Heartbreak to Happiness. The missing person could be a parent, brother, sister, son, daughter, or grandparent. They might be dead, estranged, or ill. These five steps will help ensure the wedding is a success.