If the groom tries to negotiate the price ‘down’ it can be seen as a huge insult to the bride and could be enough to end the whole thing. This is where my friends ask ‘so who cares what your families think?!
If you've been on the dating scene for any length of time, you know that Muslim dating comes with its own set of rewards, challenges and obstacles.
Basically, it’s just your parents introducing you to someone.
In other instances, arranged marriage refers to a situation where parents arrange the marriage of their (adult) children without their involvement. On the day that the groom and his entourage are coming, the bride’s house is filled with people frantically making the house spotless.
One in relief because they’ve crossed the first hurdle; the second as they gear up for the next challenge – getting the parents to agree to the fine print.