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Kissing during your wedding ceremony – what do you think?

It’s the stuff of dreams and movie moments.  The traditional kiss during the wedding ceremony is preceded by the celebrant saying to the groom “You may kiss your bride” and the big kiss is recorded by photographers and videographers as the guests cheer and applaud.   In today’s blog we look at this sometimes tricky situation with Celebrant Sonia Collins.

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Lou Szymkow

We must never allow 'tradition...

Put simply, we have no legal authority to 'grant permission' for a first kiss as a married couple, and bestowing some sort of aut... Read More
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 10:12
Sudesh Johar

Kissing the Bride in Ceremony

Among Ethnic background couples, there exists shyness to kiss in front of Parents, grandparents & other elders so the Groom pref... Read More
Friday, 20 August 2021 22:30
Bronte Price

Ask the couple

Judy - I agree. It's so 1950s. It implies permission being granted. It originated from times when the priest would bestow a kiss o... Read More
Sunday, 25 July 2021 17:19
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