Wedding Traditions From Around the World

May 25, 2017 at 3:47 pm |

Here comes... some interesting ways to say "I do"

Two people meet. They fall in love. They get married. They live happily ever after. That’s the way it goes, right?

Well, that’s what they tell us at least. Marriage is one of the oldest traditions on Earth and basically every culture has some form of marriage. That said, every society is different and while the historical purpose of marriage was fairly similar across the world (social organization, political advantage, and resource/labor division being the most common), each culture developed their own traditions based on their history, religion, superstitions, or social structure.

Of course, modern marriage is now considered to be about “love” (at least in the western tradition), but that doesn’t mean that those long-held customs are gone or forgotten.

Here are some of the most interesting wedding traditions from all over the world!

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All wedding traditions are weird, we’re just use to ours!

Would you do any of these at your wedding?