Will you accept other ways of marriage than conventional?

China
December 27, 2008 2:20am CST
In different cultures, people normally take their conventional ways for marriage. But there are more and more other ways, such as marriage on liners, underneath water, on ballons, or marriage in groups, etc. These forms might seem more romantic, but entains a greater variety of technology, ask for more financial and human resources, and even implies higher risks. What new approaches would you accept, and are you ready to take other ways of marriage than conventional?
8 responses
@JenInTN (27545)
• United States
27 Dec 08
I like the traditional marriages but some of the ideas people come up with are pretty neat too. I agree it takes more financial and human resources but it is your special once in a lifetime day.(at least it's supposed to be)lol On the flip side these new and unconventional ways can open up business oppertunities for people too.
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@Galena (9120)
27 Dec 08
well I'm having a handfasting on the moors (a handfasting is a pre-Christian form of marriage ceremony, and where the phrases "tying the knot" and "getting hitched" both come from. the hands of the couple are bound together with cords. this is free, as we are just going to a public place and doing it ourselves. then, as UK marriage laws are outdated, we need another ceremony in order to make our real marriage a legally binding one, and we're having that ceremony performed by a registrar beside a very beautiful underground lake. then the reception at home. I don't see how this could be considered more risky than in a registry office or a church I think that everyone should be allowed a legally binding marriage that takes into account their individual personalities, and spirituality. if that was the case, I would be allowed to have a legally binding ceremony outside and with Pagan content. unfortunately our marriage laws are still stuck in the dark ages, and legally, this kind of ceremony is thought not to count as a real marriage. but seeing as it is this ceremony in which we bind our souls together for all time, it is more meaningful than the one in which we sign a legal contract. so we will actually already be married when we meet up with the registrar to do the legal bit.
@Galena (9120)
27 Dec 08
it will be in a stone circle where we often go for picnics. so it should be really beautiful.
• China
5 Jan 09
Well,I think nowadays,you should do what you wantand what you like,just follow your own mind is OK
@raik02 (78)
• Philippines
28 Dec 08
of course we are free people who can express their feelings without hurting others arent we? i would accept anything for love as long as it is good in every way
@aakay4u (799)
• India
27 Dec 08
i would stick to conventional method as in our culture marriage is not only between two individuals but two families.relatives look forward to a marriage since months and theres so much enthusiasm for it.why would i disappoint them and also i think i would be the most comfortable in conventional way.
• Philippines
27 Dec 08
In the Philippines they do mass weddings regularly, with the politicians as the wedding sponsors. Benefits for all: potential voters for the politicians, saving the soul of those living in sin and unsanctioned ways, a sense of security about the stability of the relationship, which is good for the children (and the wives) now that their parents have tied the knot, etc. I don't know if this kind of weddings could be classified other than conventional?
@ahmadia (117)
• Malaysia
27 Dec 08
yea i would accept it. i would like to wed on the moon, but i have to cough millions of bucks.
• Philippines
27 Dec 08
i love sticking with the traditions and i think choosing the right way is important because it somehow reflects the relationship you are in and the personality you and your partner have. anyways, i have nothing against the other ways because what matters most is that you get married.