Did you know that the reason the bride stands on the left of the groom is so that he could fend off other suitors with his sword? Weddings are almost as old as history, and steeped in such interesting tradition. We, as humans, love weddings, and want them to be perfect. It is supposed to be the happiest moment of our lives, and so we want everything to go perfectly right, with no detail unattended.
This is why we practice all those seemingly silly traditions that we might not even understand. These are symbolic actions that, even though we might not understand what they symbolize, we understand that they are important.
Another example is to shower the couple with symbolic food, like rice. This tradition varies from country to country. The French throw wheat. Sicilians throw salt. The E Continue reading “Want a Wedding With Class and Style? Consider Having It by the Water!”