When love and culture clash: It all comes down to your family, and how easy they are on coping with traditional change.
If a family is really close to their rural Mexican roots, they will have their own set of customs such as going out in a group, instead of alone with the date.
The strength of Mexican family values makes these weddings all the more significant as it is a large indicator of the emphasis placed on the importance of loved ones.
As regards customs prior to the wedding, many ancient traditions are still in place; for example the practice of the man asking his future fiancées family for her hand in marriage.
The wedding ceremony begins traditionally as the bride leaves the family home, at which point her mother has to say a prayer to guide and protect her in her new life.
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The well-established system of or Godparents allows even poor families the opportunity to see their children married in the church with a wonderful party for several hundred family members and friends.