Dating and marriage customs in afghanistan dating com new
The bride’s family hosts a meal and then the request for the hand of the girl in marriage is formally made to the father of the bride by the father of the groom.The groom is then accepted by the father of the bride as “his servant”.The groom’s family then agrees upon the ‘mahr’ which is Quranic direction but not price for the girl.It generally consists of livestock, property and money.
They may also provide carpets, dishes and other household items to the bride.
Afghan marriage traditions are family and community oriented affairs. Everyone in the immediate family and the extended family is invited to the wedding.
Friends of the family are also invited for the occasion.
The two parties then discuss matters of dowry as part of Afghan marriage customs.
These could include discussions on amount of jewelry the bride will be given, the expenses of the wedding and other necessities that may be pledged by the groom’s family.