7 Wedding Traditions or Superstitions

There are many traditions and superstitions related to our daily life, and it is up to each one to decide whether or not to believe.

We have selected seven of the best-known superstitions and traditions related to marriage. Have fun while reading and leave a comment below:

The Groom should not See the Bride before the Wedding Ceremony

This tradition dates back to the times when marriages were fixed by families where the Groom was not allowed to see the bride before the wedding to avoid regret at the last minute. Nowadays, tradition is maintained by many couples who believe in bad luck that can occur if the Groom sees the bride before the ceremony.

Wedding Dress:

If the wedding is cancelled and the wedding dress is ready, it should not be used in another marriage. For singles, it is believed that if you step on the bride’s veil, this may attract marriage to you as well.

Do not wear Pearls

The pearls represent tears, thus being a symbol of unhappiness. Given that it is a small detail choose to use another type of jewellery or at least a jewellery belonging to someone who is proven to be happy.

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue

This is undoubted of the best-known traditions where each element has a symbolic meaning: The old thing symbolizes the past, the life that is left behind; Something new represents the new union and its happiness; The borrowed thing symbolizes friendship, and the blue symbolizes fidelity.

The Arrival of the Bride and Groom

The Groom must reach the church first and have to step in with his right foot, thus attracting good luck and longevity to the marriage.
The bride should enter the church and walk the way to the altar without stumbling or falling, thus ensuring an enjoyable and unhindered life for the couple.

Wedding Cake

The bride and Groom should cut the first slice of cake together and divide it to ensure a life of sharing and union.

Throw the Bride’s Branch

The bride, turning her back on the singles, throws her bouquet and is believed that whoever picks it up may be the next to be married. Believe it or not, this is a tradition not only appreciated by singles but also by the other guests who have fun watching the “bouquet fight”.

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1 comment

  1. “What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.” – Alice Walker once quoted. So are the wedding superstitions that are being followed for ages now. Thank you dear editor of MGM group for enlightening us readers with the different superstitions and traditions followed during the whole wedding ceremony in your style of writing.


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