Marriage Dowry Even though we look at a “dowry” as an old fashioned concept here in the United States, in many parts of Greece it still exists.
If you’re Greek, and you want to find other Greek singles who are looking to date, chances are that you’ve tried at least one Greek dating site.
Here is an overview of some of these Greek marriage customs.
Asking the Parents Asking the parents, particularly the father, for permission (if you are a man asking a woman to marry him) is a traditional practice that spans several cultures.
There might not be enough Greek singles, or perhaps there’s a shortage of Greek women (or Greek men) in their area, making it impossible to find any real dating opportunities.
It’s enough to make some people give up on Greek dating sites altogether.
If your daughter is looking to marry a non-Greek, this could pose some difficulties.
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No matter how modernized Greece becomes, most of these traditions are still upheld.
Not only that, but families have taken their customs to the United States where they expect they will still be adhered to.