Post # 1
What would you do if you were the only child and both your parents had already pass? (No relatives from both parents) Just thinking if I should walk down the aisle by myself or ask someone. Ideally, I would walk down with my father, but I can not. Any suggestions?
Post # 3
i’d have either my future father-in-law or a good friend walk me down the aisle.
Post # 4
If my dad didnt walk me I would have walked with my husband.
Post # 5
This is what my Fiance and I’ll do when we get married. It’s actually a Swedish tradition that the couple walk in together, to symbolise that you’re equal and that you walk in to the marriage with joy.
Post # 6
@Happymrs616: Fiance and I are walking in together. I don’t like the idea of being given away, especially a second time, and I love the idea of us being equals. Plus normally, in my experience with weddings anyway, the groom doesn’t get the same experience where everyone stands and focuses on him walking in. I want Fiance to have that.
Post # 7
I think its very romantic when the couple walks in together, I would have loved it for us but it ment so much to my dad to give me away.
Post # 8
I’d probably ask my uncle who is my dad’s twin brother.
Post # 9
If my parents had passed and I had no relatives, I would probably walk by myself, or walk with my Maid/Matron of Honor. I would still want to see Fiance waiting for me at the end of the aisle, much as I like the idea of couples walking down together.
Post # 10
I second the vote for walking down the aisle with my fiance/husband. If I had a close friend that could take the place of family member – a father figure or something, then I’d ask them to walk me down. Or have my bridesmaids or my extended family give me away.
Failing that, I would walk down on my own – I think I would really struggle to have someone stand next to me other than my dad.
Post # 11
I would walk by myself (and I am!)
Post # 12
- Wedding: April 2014 - Italian Villa
Hypothetically speaking, if my parents had both passed, I would want to walk with my paternal grandfather. However, he passed 8 years ago. Given the present situation, if both parents have passed, I would walk with Future Father-In-Law. We have a lot in common, and I feel like he is a wonderful influence in my life. If for some reason this was not an option, I would walk with SO. I hope he doesn’t feel badly that he is my 3rd choice ha ha.
Post # 13
I would probably walk with my FH also. Like a PP said, this is what I wanted to do but I didn’t want to upset my dad. It shows that you are equal in the relationship.
Post # 14
My mother is deceased and I am not close with my father so we decided to walk down the isle together to signify us walking into our new lives. I didnt want to be given away because I waited later in life to get married I am 48 and my Fiance is 49.
Post # 15
Already planning to walk alone.
Post # 16
I am going to walk down with my Fiance. My father passed a long time ago and I don’t feel the connection to anyone else, really. Plus, I think the tradition is sort of outdated. I think my man was surprised but flattered when I told him I couldn’t imagine walking down the aisle without him.