Something Borrowed-Is It Important Who That Someone Is The Bride Would Be Borrowing It From?

Following wedding traditions is something that seems to be going out of fashion. The reason for this is because people don’t want to feel like they’re bound by old rules. Couples these days want to make fun and new traditions. It may not even be about making new traditions more than it is simply about not feeling like old conventions absolutely must be adhered to.

Some conventions carry a significant meaning though. The wearing something borrowed, something new, something blue and a sixpence in the shoe seems to be something that a lot of brides to be truly believe in. The “something borrowed” part of this is where it gets tricky for so many brides. Just what’s supposed to be worn that’s borrowed? Even more important would be who is it going to come from and does it even matter?

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Well several married women were asked about this and why they felt the “who” the something borrowed came from was so crucial. It can be looked at like this. Say that a bride is really looking forward to married life. She may or may not have come from a family where she saw a long lasting marriage. In any case, a bride will want to take measures to ensure as much positive energy as possible or good luck moving forward as she enters married life.

If this sounds a little confusing it can be broken down a little better if an example is used in order to create better understanding. Let’s say that someone wins a multimillion dollar lottery jackpot. Wouldn’t the friends or even random strangers in general who see the winner on a frequent basis want to know what they did? Wouldn’t they want to have a little of that good fortune rub off on them?

Would the store they went to in order to purchase the ticket all of a sudden experience an influx of people coming there to purchase tickets, believing that some of the luck will rub off on them? Well it has to be assumed that none of this is lost on brides to be if they are going to adhere to the “something borrowed” rule. So to answer the question, yes it does indeed matter who the “something borrowed” comes from. Here’s why. Read more