Articles Tagged honoring your parents in your wedding

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Honoring Your Parents

by admin on November 28, 2011 in Communication, Family with No Comments

Boundaries for a couple are vital to their cleaving; on the other hand, boundaries can cause deep hurt in those who are kept out. Causing hurt does not inherently mean that you are dishonoring someone, but bitterness or pride in your heart does.

Wedding hurts are sadly not uncommon in parents of the bride and groom. Keep in mind that this is a time of transition for them, often a time of grieving tangled in a time of celebration. Emotions run high during weddings. A lot of this will have nothing to do with you, but at the same time, your intentions, if not communicated well, can trigger emotions in your parents that you would never have imagined.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Father-Daughter Dance

by admin on May 23, 2011 in Family, Music, Reception Traditions with 1 Comment

It’s a beautiful symbol of acceptance from the father that the bride is still his daughter even though the roles have changed. And, especially if the bride’s parents are footing the wedding bill, it is a thoughtful gesture of honor from the bride to create the opportunity in the midst of her wedding to be with her dad.

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