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Weird Wedding Traditions: Here Comes the Bride — Three Hours Late?

A groom-to-be questions a silly tradition abut the bride arriving late. The Wedding Guru sets him straight

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Over the years, there are wedding traditions that have endured, some that have changed — and some entirely based on rumors. I’d like to think that it’s only the loveliest of traditions that survive!

Dear Wedding Guru: “A friend mentioned a tradition of brides coming late to their weddings. I don’t remember anyone ever mentioning this before. (My friend was concerned that I’d worry when my bride showed up late.) Is this tradition for real? It seems such a rude thing to do.”

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Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride, hubby-to-be, or even a wedding guest, The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all of your wedding-related questions.

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