Ridiculous wedding etiquette rules

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emlo Posts: 1506
So following on from another post somewhere on this site, what are the ridiculous wedding etiquette rules out there? One I heard recently was that the mother of the groom must wait until the mother of the bride removes her hat before she can remove hers. What a load of nonsense!
vienna Posts: 287
Maybe its a country thing but we never take our hats off untill the mob has taken hers off first
s wife Posts: 1445
[quote="emlo":1nhh27pt] One I heard recently was that the mother of the groom must wait until the mother of the bride removes her hat before she can remove hers. What a load of nonsense![/quote:1nhh27pt] ive heard this have to say they really are silly rules :wv
Mrs Big Posts: 919
:eek Totally ridicilous never heard of that before. Its a good thing I dont wear hats otherwise I would have offended a lot of people! People used to tell me that the Groom couldnt turn back to look at the bride coming up the aisle (I dunno whether that was about etiquette of luck) My DH did and we are still married and nothing fell out of the sky :o0
MrsWhippy09 Posts: 2346
[quote="Mrs Big":dk825css]:eek Totally ridicilous never heard of that before. Its a good thing I dont wear hats otherwise I would have offended a lot of people! People used to tell me that the [b:dk825css]Groom couldnt turn back to look at the bride coming up the aisle [/b:dk825css](I dunno whether that was about etiquette of luck) My DH did and we are still married and nothing fell out of the sky :o0[/quote:dk825css] I heard that one before too... Load of nonsense. That's the bit I'm most looking forward to in the church, when he looks around to see me walking up the aisle. *)
cassieb2b Posts: 98
Absolutely! Wish more people would recognise that before they tied themselves up in knots about what is expected. DH2b and myself are staying in same bed night before our wedding. And we'll escort each other to the church!! This is after dumbfounding our guests with the fact that we are getting married when they turn up for our 'barbie' party!
MrsWhippy09 Posts: 2346
[quote="cassieb2b":ron2jrij]Absolutely! Wish more people would recognise that before they tied themselves up in knots about what is expected. DH2b and myself are staying in same bed night before our wedding. And we'll escort each other to the church!! This is after dumbfounding our guests with the fact that we are getting married when they turn up for our 'barbie' party![/quote:ron2jrij] Oh that sounds so exciting!! >:o)
cassieb2b Posts: 98
Mrs Whippy it will be . . . . as long as it doesn't rain. Venue is our house!
MrsWhippy09 Posts: 2346
[quote="cassieb2b":kkv04nfn]Mrs Whippy it will be . . . . as long as it doesn't rain. Venue is our house![/quote:kkv04nfn] Fingers crossed it doesn't rain but you'll all have a ball either way! I'd love to see the faces of your guests when they realise its your wedding! :o0 :o0
blink Posts: 821
[quote="Mrs Big":12nlozhk]:eek Totally ridicilous never heard of that before. Its a good thing I dont wear hats otherwise I would have offended a lot of people! People used to tell me that the Groom couldnt turn back to look at the bride coming up the aisle (I dunno whether that was about etiquette of luck) My DH did and we are still married and nothing fell out of the sky :o0[/quote:12nlozhk] Our priest actually told us this - he said the groom should not see the bride until she is stood next to him ready to be his wife and they can both see the happiness in each others eyes!
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