Today, weddings are different than say 25 years ago. It seems that the focus is more on the anticipation of the 'partay' than the ceremony. The atmosphere seems to be less sacramental.
Still, there are time-honored traditions and behavior that is expected at weddings. Traditional wedding...
Trends, some remain and are embraced by society; while others are awkward.
The most recent wedding gift trend of requesting "gimme da money" instead of a gift is becoming more common. Have you seen"Monetary gifts are appreciated" on the invitation. Is requesting money appropriate?