Michelle
Devoted October 2019

Would it be weird if both my mom and dad walked me down the aisle?

Michelle, on August 30, 2019 at 2:29 PM Posted in Wedding Ceremony 0 24
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Originally I was going to have my brother escort my mom down the aisle to her seat, but my brother is extremely shy and I am pretty sure he has some anxiety issues. Now I am thinking having both parents walk me down the aisle. My mom has always been there for me through everything and all hardships I have been through.


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Latest activity by Jessie, on September 4, 2019 at 3:36 PM
  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    Nope, totally fine.

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  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
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    Absolutely not weird! That'd be very sweet actually!

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  • Sarah
    Devoted April 2022
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    Totally fine and very normal. A lot of people have two people who are important to them (parents, step-parents, grandparents, aunts/uncles, siblings) walk with them. I’m planning to have two of my aunts walk with me.
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  • Michelle
    Devoted October 2019
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    I have been thinking about it a lot and I wasn't surprised when I got the text from my brother saying he would rather not walk down the aisle to escort my mom to her seat. I'm going to surprise her with the idea this Sunday when she goes with my to my second alteration appointment


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  • F
    Devoted October 2019
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    No I went to a wedding where both parents walked the bride down the aisle. It was very sweet
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  • Amber
    Master February 2020
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    Not weird at all! That's actually the traditional way for some cultures, Jewish weddings if I'm remembering right Smiley smile

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  • Michelle
    Devoted October 2019
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    My mom has always been my biggest supporter thru a lot. Its actually funny when I met my FH at his and my dads work picnic (his uncle works there too) 8 years ago, my mom and his aunt thought they were being sneaky and were following us to see what was happening and if something was going on between us. So shes been rooting for us from the beginning lol

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  • Michelle
    Devoted October 2019
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    Its just besides Jewish weddings I haven't seen it happen so i didn't know if it would be weird or not

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  • Kelly
    Champion October 2018
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    Not weird at all. That’s actually how it’s done in Jewish weddings. My husband had both of his parents as well as both of his stepparents escort him down the aisle.
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  • H
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    I don't think so! I think it's a really sweet gesture and I bet would be really memorable for both your parents.
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  • Megan
    Super October 2020
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    Not weird at all! I’m doing it, and the last wedding I went to, the bride was escorted by both parents. I think it’s lovely to do, and could be very meaningful to your mom!
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  • Meghan
    Master October 2019
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    Not weird at all. Both of my parents will be walking me down the aisle. By the way... date twins!!!! Smiley ring Smiley laugh

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  • Michelle
    Devoted October 2019
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    I know it would be extremely meaningful to my mom. I going to talk to my mom about it this Sunday at my next alteration appointment

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  • Michelle
    Devoted October 2019
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    I am definitely leaning towards going this route and i know my mom would really love the idea.

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  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
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    I love the idea. Honestly don’t understand why that’s not tradition. My parents equally supported me in life. Go for it!
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  • 2d Bride
    Champion October 2009
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    That is actually the Jewish tradition. (The groom is also escorted by both of his parents.) It makes it more like both of you are acknowledging your origins, rather than having the bride "given away" like a piece of property.

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  • Michelle
    Devoted October 2019
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    My dad is from Vietnam so unless we did something that deserved to be yelled at for he didn't really say much that was supportive, my dad tends to joke about stuff thats on the more serious side of things instead of having a serious conversation lol he always had my mom talk to us when it was needed lol But my mom has always been there for me and its weird not to have her part of the wedding and i know she really wants to be. When I asked my dad to walk me down the aisle to give me away, his response was "I already gave you away when you moved in with FH" lol

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  • Julie
    VIP February 2020
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    This is what I'm doing. My mom is my best friend and has just as much of an impact on my life than my dad. (Quite a bit more if I'm honest). My half sister and my best friend were also escorted by both parents. It might be awkward because mine are divorced, but they've become amicable over the years. My brother is my man of honor.
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  • Mary
    Expert July 2019
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    This is what I did! My parents are divorced, so I asked both of them to accompany me down the aisle. I've been to quite a few weddings where both parents walk with the bride. 💕
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  • 2d Bride
    Champion October 2009
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    It could be worse. My ex-husband joked that since I'd been given away to him, he should be the one to give me away to my wife. Even leaving aside the fact I was never "given away" either time, I really wasn't going to go along with that one!

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