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Handfasting

Thank you, Mom’s Favorite Reads, for featuring my article on handfasting.

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Handfasting by Val Tobin

A unique and beautiful ceremony, handfasting solidifies the spiritual commitment couples make. In the past, handfasting was not legally binding, but today it can be, depending on who performs the ceremony. It can even be used to renew marriage vows that were made using a different tradition.

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  1. Fascinating article, Val. The bit about ‘jumping the broom’ reminds me that years ago (when I was young!) couples who lived together without having been formally married were said to be ‘living over the brush’. (This is in England in the 50s)

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