(Closed) Carried out of the church?

posted 5 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 6
455 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

missselenec:  Carrying a bride out of church isn’t a tradition I’ve ever seen or heard about.  I don’t like the idea but if you want to do it just make sure you practice it with Fiance. No dropped brides! 🙂 

Post # 3
46682 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@missselenec:  I have never seen a bride carried out of the church. Poses like that are purely for the pics.

Husbands traditionally carried their wives over the threshold of their home for one of several reasons: protecting her from evil spirits; so she could act lady-like, appearing to be hesitant to give herself to her husband;to avoid her tripping and falling to avoid bad luck; or because in olden days she was being abducted and forcefully dragged across the threshold.

Post # 4
3223 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I’ve never seen brides carried out of the church…

Post # 5
4940 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@missselenec:   I have never seen or heard of a bride being carried out of a church.  I thought the only time a bride was carried was over the threshold.  

Post # 6
220 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I’ve never seen that done? I’m not sure that was ever a thing?

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