The bride’s papa customarily walks her down the aisle and “gives her aside” in some Eastern celebrations. But that custom is not always upheld. In fact, according to the Knot, more and more couples are completely disregarding their relatives’ roles.

In Russia, it’s typical for their upcoming in-laws to institute a series of challenges for the wedding called vykup nevesty, which is intended to embarrass him and exam his love for his new wife. If the groom does n’t, he has to pay a ransom to his new in-laws, which is typically income, plants, or chocolate. The bridegroom may also need to demonstrate his value by placing a coin in a restroom or pond.

Members of the Tidong people in Borneo are prohibited from leaving their homes or using the bathrooms for three days following their ceremony, according to an odd world-wide relationship custom. Apparently, this is to prevent poor luck, such as a divorce, child fatality, or marriage.

It is still custom for a wedding to don everything novel, borrowed, or azure despite the present trend toward more sensual ceremony festivities. According to English tradition, wearing these things will bring good fortune to the union.

Because magnolia represents adore, Welsh weddings include it in their wedding roses. The bridesmaids therefore place the magnolia cuttings, and it is said that the honeymooners did become blessed with enjoy if they bloom.