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Groom to walk MOG down aisle?

My future MIL just told my fiance that she would like him to walk her down the aisle at the ceremony. I've never seen this be done before and I don't think it is very traditional. Also, she has 2 stepsons and 1 grandson that are groomsmen that could walk her down instead. What do you think?

Re: Groom to walk MOG down aisle?

  • edited December 2011
    There are no standard rules about this practice.  However, in the Catholic church, the groom is escorted by both parents.  The ottom line is what you and FI want.
  • edited December 2011
    I don't think that would be all that weird. I would say, if it makes her happy, go with it! haha
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  • raeynraeyn member
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    edited December 2011
    I'd say go for it, but I like the idea of processionals being untraditional. My DH walked down the aisle alone ahead of everyone else, then family (MOB and MOG walked together), then wedding party, then me and my dad.

    I believe in following traditions that are there to be polite to your guests, but something like a processional has no real effect on your guests so you can do it any way you want. If it's important to your FMIL, why not give her that?
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  • duckie1905duckie1905 member
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    edited December 2011

    I've seen it done a number of times.  I don't really think there is hard and fast rule regarding escorts.  I think if it is important to your FMIL then there is no reason why it can't be done.

  • MsBunny312MsBunny312 member
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    edited December 2011
    My fiance will be walking down the aisle with both of his parents and so will I. This is not uncommon at all.

    I think it would be really touching if you fiance walked down with his mom. Talk it over with him and see what he thinks.
  • morgie44morgie44 member
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    edited December 2011
    I have seen this done and like it.  The groom walks down the aisle first with his parents, then just stays at the altar. 
  • edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/local-wedding-boards_illinois-chicago_groom-walk-mog-down-aisle?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Local%20Wedding%20BoardsForum:72Discussion:92ad6b33-3790-467f-ad83-b6d7986fa944Post:cd68c2c1-f081-4637-9c42-5d500f2cbda0">Re: Groom to walk MOG down aisle?</a>:
    [QUOTE]My fiance will be walking down the aisle with both of his parents and so will I. This is not uncommon at all. I think it would be really touching if you fiance walked down with his mom. Talk it over with him and see what he thinks.
    Posted by MsBunny312[/QUOTE]

    Ditto.
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  • edited December 2011
    this is a small thing so i say go for it, but to be honest i'm started to get annoyed at my future MIL for trying to make the day something that it isn't - HERS!
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