Wedding Traditions: Does My Dad Have to Walk Me Down the Aisle?

Though it’s a tradition that the father of the bride escorts her down the aisle on her wedding day, it’s not necessarily “law”



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Perhaps because weddings are such a big deal and (for most) they occur just once in a couple’s lifetime, it’s very easy to hurt someone’s feelings if they are excluded. Your job as the prospective bride and groom is to think not only of what you like, but also how your choices will impact those close to you.

A Hudson Valley bride-to-be asks: “Does my father have to walk me down the aisle?”

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Congratulations — you're involved in a wedding! Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride or hubby-to-be, an attendant or a guest, Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all your need-to-know questions about your nuptials.

Judy Lewis is the founder of HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites. In her spare time, Judy loves to compose poetry and create collages. She currently resides in Kingston with her husband and business partner, Jon.

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