Engaging Traditions

From proposals on bended knee to champagne toasts and honeymoons, weddings are filled with traditions that, over the years, have somehow lost their meanings and are done simply because—well, they’ve always been done. And while some of the original reasons that these traditions were put into practice might no longer be relevant or even necessary, they have a symbolism that remains true: Marriage is a sacred covenant that should be given ceremony and respect. At the end of the day, true love is worth laying down your life for your partner.