It is traditional for the Best Man, Brides Father and the Groom to give a speech at the wedding reception.Wedding Cake It is traditional at weddings to have a special wedding cake at the reception, often with two or more tiers - each tier may be made of a different type of cake to satisfy the tastes of all your wedding guests.In China, first impressions count and “it’s not uncommon for parents and grandparents to set their children up on blind dates with suitable matches they’ve found.” In Mexico, “you are not only dating the man/woman, but you are dating the family…” In Armenian culture, it’s important both sets of parents get along before the relationship gets serious. Yes, you do ask the father And not just for his blessing in marriage.Even in cultures where family opinion may not take precedent, friend compatibility is important. In Mexico, “one common expectation is getting the father’s approval [for dating] since he is the head of the household.” Some naysayers will say this is because societies are patriarchal, but in reality, most cultures are simply family oriented.One of my buddies thought he went on a date with a Russian girl, but in her mind, it wasn’t a date.According to her, in Russia it’s not a real date unless the guy picks a girl up, pays for dinner, and gets her home at a time that is comfortable for her.For good luck the bride should wear “something borrowed, something blue, something old and something new”.The husband should carry his new wife over the threshold of their home.
Traditionally, girls used to wait for the lads to make the first move, but these days equality rules.Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consultant.She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. Her expectations may be because she is successful and attractive, but it got me thinking, “What can guys learn about dating customs from other cultures? S.’s influence on other cultures, dating customs in other cultures tends to be more traditional. Perhaps it’s because there are refined dating customs we could learn from.Here are 8 dating customs in other cultures we should follow: 1.Interesting fact Centuries ago it was customary for the Bride and Bridegroom to drink mead made from honey, for a month after the wedding. Wedding Superstitions Bride and groom must not meet on the day of the wedding except at the altar.The bride should never wear her complete wedding clothes before the day.It's also customary for the top tier of a three or four tier cake to be kept aside for the christening of the couples first child.The Honeymoon It is traditional for the bride and groom to go away on a holiday, called a Honeymoon, after the wedding has taken place.(In the UK, the age of sexual consent for women is 16).In Scotland both parties must be at least 16 years of age (parental consent is not required).