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What not to do on the wedding day: all folk omens

Maria ShevchukLife
The outcome of the wedding may influence the couple's destiny

Spring is the season for weddings, especially after Easter. This significant day in each person's life is considered pivotal for their future destiny, surrounded by numerous signs and superstitions.

OBOZREVATEL has explored what people recommend and advise against for newlyweds on their wedding day. Here's how to behave to ensure the couple's future is as promising as possible.

What to do at the wedding to bring happiness to the family

For a lifetime of happiness together, neither parents nor guests should come between the newlyweds. Nothing should separate the loving couple on this day.

Holding onto the bridal bouquet is not just a beautiful accessory; it is believed that it ensures a lifetime of happiness with the spouse.

Rain on the wedding day is considered a good sign if followed by sunshine. A rainbow in the sky foretells a long and loving life for the newlyweds.

Guests should sprinkle rice and sweets on the couple to wish them prosperity and a life free of sorrow.

Carrying the bride across a bridge over a pond is believed to bring prosperity to the groom's family and many years of mutual love.

To live their entire lives together, the newlyweds should sit on a common bench, not on separate chairs.

Witnesses at the wedding should not be married at the time of the celebration, signifying happiness for the newlyweds.

The more new items on the newlyweds' bed on their wedding night, the better. At the very least, the pillows should be new, and ideally, everything, including the bed itself.

It is customary to invite an odd number of guests to a wedding, and the newlyweds should avoid quarreling on their day.

For the family to prosper, the groom should place a coin in his shoes, and the bride should put a bill in hers.

Newlyweds should drink from their glasses to the bottom, so it's better to pour them a little.

Choosing the right wedding ring is crucial. Ideal options are smooth rings without decorations, symbolizing a smooth joint path without obstacles, and both rings should be identical.

Prohibitions on the wedding day

Do not drop wedding rings on the ground, as it is believed to portend scandals and quarrels for the young family.

If the bride's dress is torn, her mother-in-law might be unkind to her.

The wedding dress should not be green, as it may foretell trouble in married life and difficult relationships in the couple.

The bride should avoid pouring strong drinks during the celebration to prevent her husband from developing a drinking habit.

A broken shoe heel can bring the bride deception and betrayal from her husband.

A bride should avoid sewing on her wedding day; pricking herself with a needle is believed to bring frequent quarrels to the couple.

Guests are forbidden to gift the newlyweds piercing and cutting objects, jewelry, mirrors, and bedding. Artwork with frightening subjects and images should also be avoided.

At the wedding, only the newlyweds should eat bread and salt.

If a mirror is broken on the wedding day, it is believed to bring the couple seven years of misfortune.

Spending the night before the wedding separately is recommended for the bride and groom to avoid risking their marriage failing.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told how not to behave at the cemetery.

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