Originally Posted By: Leslie
Having just given my oldest daughter away

OK, I admit this might not be the best time to voice my opinion because you are weepy.
However, I will.
I have a real aversion to that statement and all it's baggage. And I know you know better.

?? Looks fine to me. A Dad typically gives his daughter away. In this case he clarifies which daughter by saying it was the oldest. Where's the baggage?