Chinese dating and marriage rituals


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Presenting Wedding Gifts: This was the grandest etiquette of the whole process of engagement.

Prolific gifts were presented again to the girl's family, symbolizing respect and kindness towards the girl's family as well as the capability of providing a good life for the girl.

Six etiquettes then led to the final wedding ceremony.

Proposing: when a boy's parents intended to make a match, they would invite a matchmaker to propose with them at the girl's home.

During this period, the importance of getting married was far more than that a person found his better half.