The 10 Unusual Wedding Traditions Around The World

A wedding is one of the important events for both couples. There are billions of people living in this world and including their traditions. Among many wedding traditions, there are strange wedding traditions that surprised me a lot. The Tujia wedding tradition in China is a unique that the bride must cry 1 hour a day for one month before the wedding ceremony and all women members of the family must join crying for the whole month.  In Indonesia, they have what they called the Indonesian Tidong tradition.

The couples who will get marry are confined to their houses without using the toilet for 3 days before the wedding ceremony for them to have healthy babies according to their belief. In South Korea, they have the tradition called Balaka that the groom’s feet are beaten by stinking fish right after the wedding. The French Polynesian tradition is also one of the awkward form of wedding tradition, the bride’s family and tribe from a human carpet that they are to walk on by the groom to the bride’s house.

In South Sudan, the tribes of Nuer the men can marry for their dead relative but the children still the descendants of the dead man. The old French Wedding tradition people gather to the house of newly wed couples and banging lots of pan and pot for the newly wed to invite them for drinks or they will kidnap the groom and put him in the horse to the middle of nowhere.

The 10 kinds of creative and inexpensive wedding favors you can easily make

Giving of wedding favors has become a tradition already. You cannot easily forego not being able to make one and give to your guests. It is your way of saying thank you and so you want it to be special. But it can also hurt your budget if you will not be careful with it. So for a good idea on what to make, there is a video tutorial below that you can watch and see what you like to make. Let us see the video.

So that you will not need to hire someone to do it for you, you can ask your relatives and friends to do it with you. If you have more time to prepare then it is more okay as you can be able to do it on your spare time so it will not be burdensome and you will not give up on making it yourself. I am sure that among the ten ideas you can choose one. If you want to infuse your own creativity, you can make a twist to it.

They are just suggestions and you can make your own design base on the ideas presented. If you have many things that you can use in your house like different bottles then you can use them with the same idea of decoration. You do not have to be uniform at all but it is also one way to be creative and save money and time that you can spend on other things.

The true cost of a wedding in the United States and how you can afford it

A wedding is one of the most important events in the life of the couple who want to be together. Even if they have been living together and have children but a wedding count as important and special. That is why it is needed especially to those who have to fix their legal documents so that their children can have a good record also and will not have a problem when the time comes like when they go to school. Let us see the infographic about marriage costs.

You can see in the infographic the costs that was derived in records that show how much was spent for a wedding. It should be the time to be special but sometimes it becomes the opposite when you will let yourself be carried away by the tradition of inviting many people and availing services that could be done easily. Of course, you should have a remembrance so you should hire a professional photographer to ensure that your wedding photos are perfect and beautiful.

But if you see all the costs that you have to spend, is it worth it all? Do you have to invite as many people as possible even if it means you have to invite someone that only your parents know and you would not have a chance to even know each other. Think what option would you choose for your wedding. Is the wedding would be for you and your spouse to be and your both families or is it for other people?

The 10 Stunning Truth About Engagement Rings

A wedding is a very special ceremony that most people wanted to experience. It is the day where the groom and bride will exchange their vows together in front of the altar. Every country has its own traditions and customs for wedding ceremony. In a wedding, a ring is a proof that you already married with the man or girl that you love. So, among these, let’s see some of the most stunning rings that is mostly use for wedding or engagement ceremony that girls really wanted. By watching the youtube video below, you can see the top ten list of stunning wedding rings around the world.

Understanding about wedding rings, don’t you know that the custom of using engagement rings started early in the Ancient Egyptian period wherein the perfectly round shape of wedding ring serves as a symbol of eternity. The very reason why rings are placed on the third finger when exchanging vows because it of the belief that left hand, third finger, contains the special vein (Vena Amoris). This contains the vein for love that flows towards the heart. The used of diamonds for the wedding ceremony was first discovered in India and it was used as engagement ring only in the 15th century.

One amazing fact is that some parts of India used toe ring instead of the wedding ring. For men, they spend much of their time about one to three months shopping for the perfect ring. In the United States, England, France and Canada, wedding rings are traditionally worn on the left hand but in the country like Germany, Russia, and India, the ring is worn on the right hand.

The wedding bouquet: The 7 alternative ideas that are cheap and creative

There are many things that you need to prepare when you will have your wedding. If it is possible you should plan your wedding at least three months before the actual date so you would have plenty of time to prepare and that you could think of many creative ideas that you could make to make your wedding more special by the do it yourself projects you have done. And so that you would not rush to prepare things as you may forget things needed.

Wedding bouquets can be expensive and many couples can spend a big amount of their budget to it. You can save some money that you could allocate for other use by making your own bouquet. If you do not have an idea on what to make of it, the above infographic provides seven suggestions on what would be your wedding bouquet. They are creative and less expensive ones. If you would buy everything then you would end up spending more. You do not have to.

You can seek advice and search for tutorial videos or blogs about making something in your wedding that would be inexpensive but beautiful and elegant to see. You would be more excited and happy as you can have bonding time with your family or friends who would help you in your wedding preparations. they can also give ideas on everything that you can consider if they are better than what you thought and that you also like.

Amazing Facts Regarding Marriage According To Studies

Marriage is considered to be one of the sacred ceremonies for two people that need to undergo before planning to live together as husband and wife. The value of marriage varies from different countries. Like in the United States, a survey shows that about 42 million adults married for more than one. In Swedish, according to studies people who had long distance relationship and long distance communication are prone and are likely to a divorce couples.

According to the researchers from the University of Cincinnati, the married men drink less compared to unmarried men while a woman who is married drink more compared to an unmarried woman. There is also a study done by the National Institute on Aging found that bad marriage takes place for couples over 57 years of age for they have the higher risk of acquiring heart diseases. In addition, according to research from the University of Florence, unfaithful husbands have the greater risk of heart attack compared to husbands who are faithful.

Another study by the researchers from SUNY Binghamton in the year 2010 said that cheating might have been related to genes or in short, it might be hereditary. In the United States, most especially in Las Vegas, they issue over 122,000 of marriage licenses per year. Surveys show that 89% of brides have prepared for their wedding, they saved budget in place before the wedding. The bride tends to prepare the wedding more in advance than male.

The list of 52 inexpensive date ideas for the whole year once a week

It is important to make also your date memorable but it is okay to have simple ideas. The dates that are memorable does not require it to be expensive but what counts is the memories and the times that you have spent together. Many couples fall into the thinking that they should impress each other every time but it should not be the case. If you try to make it all look perfect then you cannot really know each other. You might end up feeling burdened.

Simple activities that are fun and makes you express what you really feel to each other is what counts in a relationship that you want to last long. The activities given in the infographic gives you fifty-two list of activities that you can do. If some are not applicable then you can think on your own what you can do in replacement of it. They say that it is important for a relationship to be stable that the couple would do something together to maintain the bond.

When you do something together you would feel your connection and you have a common point where you can start your conversation or end with it. If you happen to see each other more than once a week and are thinking of other ideas you can repeat what you have done that you like the most together. You can also decide in advance what you would do next and make a plan to make it exciting.

Looking back at the historical development of wedding and gifts

A wedding is one of the happiest and memorable time for the bride and groom as it is where they became one and begin to discover what is the life of a married man or woman. From the old time where a wedding can take days to celebrate and there are many events and rituals to be performed until now that it developed into what its supposed to be an elegant and modern wedding. Let us take a look at its development in the infographic.

It is amazing and very interesting to read the facts about the wedding before in the infographic. Even if you could have a little difficulty because of the writings that are a bit little and not easy to read you will find yourself reading all that is written there. It really proves that a wedding is a special event and it produces memories from the past. It is interesting to know about the origin of the ring that is now a symbol of a married person.

If you want to know if he or she is married then you can take a look at his or her hand if there is a wedding ring. But now in this times, many couples forego about the wedding ring and just concentrate on letting their marriage a legal one that is recognized by the law and the people. The origin of the word honeymoon is also nice to know.

7 Perfect Ways to Show your Love

Here are tips on how you can show your love to your partner. Showing affection is the most important thing in a relationship.

Conversation. What happens when you do not converse? Both of you will come to think that your partner does not love you and one would perhaps find another person in exchange of you. Conversation will lead you to understanding what is in others mind and heart so that you will avoid misunderstanding that can lead to fighting and being paranoid.

Share Physical Thing. When you share physical things, there must be a love in it. Share food together, things together, and do things together. Giving gifts means that you have affection towards your partner. There is nothing more valuable from your partner than his or her love.

Serving. Serving your partner means that you do love him or her. At first time, when you are not yet married, you think always of how you can please him or her.

But after marriage, you get used to each other and each will bear in mind that they have to be served. This thinking will make the marriage not happy.

Sacrifice. Sacrifice will make the relationship grow stronger. If one says ‘I will sacrifice for you’, the other one will be moved and makes effort to give love. This is why it Love between opposite sex is called conditional love. How can you love if you are not loved? The best love is the unconditional love of the family.

3 Factors that Bind a Family

What Binds a Family?

Where on earth can you find a company warmer than your family. Home is the warmest place ever. This is where you started to make dreams and received comfort and support from.

Blood is the most mysterious factor why a family can be bound as tight as it can be. No one can break the bond of a family. However, when the world is changing and is becoming evil, there are families that often break. How sad this situation is?

Children are the bundles of joy of parents. This is why no matter what happens, they make effort to feed their children and give everything their children needs. If not, they feel so sorry that they could not do that. How boundless is the love of parents. There are many times they cry and shed tears for their children. It is because, without their children, there is also no joy. Children too love their parents because they know that  their parents love them so much although children do not have enough love.

Love is the greatest of all. It is said that family love is the best factor that binds a family. People think that family is the first to them. People live for the family. This is why family is already connected to love. There is no greater love than the love of a family. Your husband or wife can leave if some bad situation happens. However, even if wind or storm tries to break a family, their love will always unite and make a family stronger even more. This is the bond that a family has.