Just Before This Bride Tosses Her Bouquet, The Unthinkable Happens!
In North America, the bride at a wedding will toss her bouquet of flowers to a sea of single women behind her. The legend is that the woman who catches the bouquet will be the next woman to be married. The tradition has gotten a bit muddled since it’s origins, now including young children and sometimes even married women, but the sentiment is the same. “I wish you the same happiness the I have just experienced in your life, too.”
It is generally bad form to propose at someone else’s wedding. Most brides would be furious if a couple hi-jacked their extravagant (and expensive) reception to steal the spotlight and become engaged on their wedding day.
For newlyweds Tyler and Chelsea, none of these traditions held them back from helping out Chelsea’s cousin from getting the proposal of her life from her long-time boyfriend! There was a good deal of preparation involved for this, too! With custom-made signs that read “I said yes!” and “#finally” you know that everyone was ready for this couple to become engaged. They had been dating for 8 years, after all!
While most wedding reception proposals receive incredibly backlash and criticism from just about everyone, this particular one was just too sweet for anyone to say anything bad about it! The obviously glowing bride held no animosity towards the couple – in fact, she is the one who pushed them even closer together.
Would you let someone propose at your wedding reception? Seeing this bride’s reaction may have changed my mind about that! So sweet!