(Closed) Dad walk me down, or walk alone when it is my second wedding? Poll

posted 6 years ago in Encore
  • poll: Should I walk alone or have my dad walk me down the aisle? (second wedding, 39yrs- see below)
    Your dad : (10 votes)
    31 %
    Walk alone : (22 votes)
    69 %
  • Post # 3
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    1022 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @sunshinebee:  I didn’t vote in the poll because really for your, only you can decide.

     

    I’m 31 and a 2nd timeer, (my Fiance 1st wedding) I didn’t have a wedding the first time, just at the court house. so I am having my dad walk me, but not ‘give me’. I was all set to do it alone, but once we actually started planning I changed my mind

    Post # 4
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    1042 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    I say walk alone, but not because it’s your second wedding. Because of this, ” It feels sort of liberating and independant to walk alone to meet my husband to be.” You deserve that feeling, the aisle isn’t that long anyway 😉

    Post # 5
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    3039 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    You can walk in with your FI! It’s a Swedish tradition to do so, to show that the couple are both going into the marriage with joy and that you’re equal. My Fiance is Canadian, but when I told him about this he was immediately on board as he liked it more than the “giving away” option.

    Post # 6
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    2201 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I was an encore bride this past August and I had both my mom and dad walk me up the aisle. While I love and adore my parents and have some amazing photos with them (see below, the one with just me and my dad is a personal favorite), I kind of wish I had walked up the aisle to my husband alone. I don’t exactly regret my choice, but I feel that walking up unaccompanied would have better represented me and my personality. Go with your heart, and good luck!

    Post # 7
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    6123 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @sunshinebee:  What about walking in together?  H and I did that! As mentioned above, it’s the norm in Sweden and H is of Swedish decent.  I am 36.  My dad has passed away 3 months before we got married.

     

    Post # 9
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    845 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @sienna76:  That is a FANTASTIC idea. I think I’ll run with it. My dad also passed away and my step dad is not very supportive of the wedding so I see no point in obliging him at all. I am relieved to know there are other options. Thanks so much.

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