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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.
And even though the women of the conquered foe were usually considered among the spoils of war, more were killed in the bloody battles than were dragged off as unwilling mates of the victors.
Regardless of the reasons for the disproportion between the sexes, they would lead to monogamy, the marriage of one man to one woman—marriage as it most commonly exists in modern civilized societies.
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Most weddings take place on Saturday afternoons, this is very much the “peak period” in any week for getting married.For one thing, some societies practiced infanticide, killing primarily female infants, and creating a scarcity of women.For another, among those tribes and nations who were constantly at war with each other, there would inevitably be a scarcity of men in proportion to the women.A marriage can take place in:- Marriages today The trend nowadays is to marry later.Many couples are living together first for all sorts of reasons such as finance. Weddings Over half the weddings in the UK take place in local register offices and the rest are religious ceremonies of one kind or another.