Wedding Traditions & Why They Are So Special

Weddings have been a tradition for thousands of years. Each one is as unique as the bride and groom that are coming together as one, but most have aspects that are similar. Most American weddings have at least a few of the traditional elements that make the big day. Where do these traditions that are passed from one wedding to another start? Why do we keep these customs going? Here are a few explanations from some of the most popular: