In Catalyst Wedding Co. editor Liz Susong’s weekly line specialized in the feminist bride, she dives headfirst into the crazy history behind common wedding traditions we might neglect. Liz investigates right here.
Today, we treat weddings such as a technology. The 2nd that sparkly diamond is available in for the landing in the band hand, we pull the marriage guides from the shelf, pull out our Pinterest inspiration-boards-in-waiting, and produce a number of Russian nesting doll-esque Excel spreadsheets and to-do listings . And even though several of those list products are practical and necessary (like responding to issue: “Will there be meals, of course therefore, just exactly what?”), other components of wedding ceremony planning aren’t on the basis of the method that is scientific but they are instead profoundly rooted in superstitious, mythical, and quite often unpleasant historic traditions. Read More