Scottish marriage and dating customs
Similarly, it became unusual for a couple to be wed in May as this was the traditional start of Summer and was marked by a Pagan feast: Bealtane.
Contemporary customs don't frown upon relationships with the opposite sex, which allows couples to form more organically.
This list explores many Viking marriage rituals, ranging from weird to romantic.
For Vikings, marriage wasn't just a union of the couple, but of families. Unions had long-lasting legal implications in Norse culture, affecting everything from familiar property holdings to inheritance.
Today, matchmaking trends are much different -- placing the responsibility of finding a match with young singles.
Traditional rules of Korean courtship left the parents responsible for matchmaking.
Needless to say, the stars of the wedding are the bride and groom.