There are many wedding traditions worth keeping, from the first kiss, to the wedding rings, to sharing the first slice of cake with your new spouse. However, there are also many other traditions that don’t hold much semblance for modern-day couples. If you’d like to know which traditions you can safely skip on your special day, then check out the list below:
1. Segregating the wedding party by gender
Bridesmaids are traditionally female and groomsmen are traditionally male. This may have worked fine in times when most people didn’t have close friendships with members of the opposite sex, but that is not the case today. If you have a close, opposite-sex friend or family member who you want to be part of your wedding party, then nothing should stop you from asking them.