His/her point of view
DH and I went to his niece's wedding last Sat. and we are still "discussing" a matter we both feel strongly about, but opposite POV's.
DH's brother, also an uncle of the bride, coaches kid's baseball and had a game scheduled the same day as the wedding, in another city and his son was playing.
Instead of choosing one event or the other (in my mind, a family wedding far outweighs a baseball game!) he tried to get to both events, with the result that he missed the wedding, cocktail hour and the beginning of the dinner. He arrived very late, cross because his team lost, ate, then left.
He missed the toasts, the dancing, cake cutting, sparkler farewell, etc. To me this was just extremely rude, especially considering that the cost per guest was about $120. (Guess how I know that, HE told me.)
DH thinks that a coach has a huge responsibility to go to the games, especially when his son is playing and that trumps anything else. I guess I'm just not "that" into sports.