A Man Feels Weird Asking His Girlfriend's Parents for Permission to Marry Her & Reddit Has Some Thoughts

A lot of the long-standing traditions of wedding culture don’t necessarily jive with how we live our lives in 2022. That’s why a lot of couples ditch various more antiquated parts of the traditional planning and ceremony in order to make it better align with their values. That can mean ditching the white dress, the “giving away” of the bride or asking a paternal figure’s “permission” to propose. 

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