February 15, 2007 1:59pm CST
Something I've always wondered about.. within the process of getting married, is standing at the "altar". I'm not married myself but, I've always wondered why this is. Why is it a tradition for the man/dominant partner stands at the altar? Why doesn't the female/not-so dominant partner stand at the altar? Why does anyone need to stand at the altar? Will this tradition change?
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@mansha (6301)
• India
10 Apr 07
Not only west but even ion eastern society or in my country to give away one's dfaughter is considered most auspicious thing to do as its soemthing you love and raise from heart and to give away thing that you love most is considered highest sacrifice. SAd but true woman has been considered a thing by all and not a human. Infact in India the consent of the bride is still not considered important. times are changing andf hopefully traditions would too. I think its up to us to change them, You and me can choose to do thios differently and set our own traditions from then on. may eb it will then become a norm of society too over the generations that will follow us.
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• Canada
17 May 07
If you apply yourself, I am quite certain all that you seek.
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