Weddings are not just about the ceremonies and grandeur but also about tradition and culture of the country. Along with the tradition comes some myths and superstitions which have been prevalent since the ancient times. But it is essential to stick up with the common ones and adhere to the traditions to stay away from bad luck and things that may cause hindrance for the nuptials. So here are few Wedding Traditions and Superstitions That You Should Observe and respect:
The wedding dress restriction
The wedding dress is one of the best dresses that a woman always fantasizes to wear and may have lots of things in her mind to make her dress a perfect one to wear. She waits for the day to dress up like a princess and gives her dress a lot many trials to attain the perfect fit before her wedding day. A bride may see herself in her wedding gown every time she goes for a fitting, but at the same time, it is considered as a bad omen for the bridegroom to see his bride in a wedding dress before marriage. Another belief is that even the bride should not dress up in her complete wedding dress before the ceremonies or can bring bad luck for the marriage. This is the reason that the bride can never be seen wearing her full attire with her shoes and veil on before the marriage vows.
The wedding shoes
It is said that it is unlucky to wear any other kind of shoes for the wedding which is not explicitly bought for the wedding ceremony. Another superstition that follows is one should not use their wedding shoes before marriage and should not use them after marriage either and should only use them for the wedding and nowhere else. It is believed that such an act can bring bad luck and these shoes should also not be given to anybody else.
It is believed that it is unlucky to go out for shopping wedding rings on a Friday. Many shops offer heavy discounts on Fridays, but wedding rings are not supposed to be brought on this day. Another superstition that follows is that the couple should not wear the ring before their marriage or they might face a lot of problems in their married life resulting in separation or divorce.
The wedding cake is supposed to be unlucky if tasted by someone else before the bride or bridegrooms have a piece of it. Another thing about the wedding cake is the statue of the couple that is placed on top of the cake should be designed such that the groom and bride have an equal height to symbolise the equality in the relation.
Betcha Blog believes that love has no bounds, and a couple may write their wedding vows as an expression of love. But it is said that a couple should not write their own wedding vows or the wedding may turn out as a complete disaster for them.