Spring has sprung, and with it comes wedding season. Everyone is familiar with the “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” superstition. As well as the back and forth debate over rain on the wedding day meaning tears in the marriage, or a light sun shower being good luck. However if you are planning on tying the knot this season you should take a moment to find out about some of the less known wedding superstitions. There are even rhymes to help you remember them during all the stress involved with planning your perfect day.
Hopefully you read this in time if you are planning a short engagement. Avoid getting married this month! “Marry in the month of May, and you’ll surely rue the day.” At least it doesn’t sound as though your marriage is doomed, just your wedding day. Honestly what wedding day doesn’t have its own moments of drama and high-strung tension anyway?
What’s in a name?
It may be a bit to late to take this one into consideration: “To change the name and not the letter, is to change for the worst and not the better.” In other words if you and your soon to be spouse have the same last name you are doomed to a future of bad luck. Maybe if you change your name before you change it to his you can beat this one?
A splash of color
Wedding dresses in 50 shades of white are quickly becoming a thing of the past. If you are considering a more contemporary dress this rhyme will hopefully help you remember what colors you should keep out of your color scheme. “Married in red, you’ll wish yourself dead. Married in yellow, ashamed of your fellow. Married in green, ashamed to be seen. Married in pink, your spirit will sink. Married in grey, you’ll go far away. Married in black, you will wish yourself back.
If you are getting married this spring congratulations and best wishes! Hopefully these rhymes will help you get hitched without a hitch. Just remember above all else, don’t drop the ring! Whoever does drop them said to be the one who will die first, and soon.