4 Wedding Traditions to BREAK!

Today, I’m thinking about some of the most fun wedding traditions to break! Why break tradition? Well for one, it’s 2017. And for two—it’s YOUR wedding, and you’re free to express yourselves, your personality, your values, and your interests, absolutely anyway you want. Furthermore, some of our most time-honored wedding traditions are steeped in weird lore… Did you know the best man’s role used to be to steal the bride away so she’d get to the wedding ceremony in one piece? He was also traditionally an epic swordsman. I’ve even heard the best man stood guard to be sure the groom didn’t back out of the deal (you know, back when women were property,) and even to protect the bride’s virginity. Eesh. Speaking of virginity, did you know the garter was once supposed to be given to family members as proof that the marriage had been, erm, consummated? (Do we really need that anymore?) Even the bride’s bouquet served an odd purpose. Back in the day, women typically only had one bath a year. The bouquet was to stave off her, um, fragrance. Now that we’re sufficiently weirded out, let’s dive in here and think of some other wedding traditions to break… DISCLAIMER:…

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