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Young people fall out of love with traditions as asking the father's ... trends now
Young people fall out of love with wedding traditions as asking the father's ... trends now

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It's a rite of passage for many an anxious boyfriend. But asking your partner's father for permission to propose to her may soon become a thing of the past.

The younger generation is increasingly falling out of love with traditional wedding customs, a survey of 2,000 18 to 27-year-olds found.

While fathers may lament granting their would-be son-in-laws their blessing, they will be happier to know as many as 54 per cent surveyed thought the bride's father should not fork out for the festivities.

Apart from 43 per cent saying that asking the woman's father for permission was old fashioned, other traditions considered out-dated were sleeping apart the night before the wedding (38 per cent) and the bride taking their partner's name (35 per cent).

Some 86 per cent believe men proposing to women is old hat and they believe women should be able to pop the

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