MARRIA GE A PowerPoint Presentation by: Cleofe, Sandra V. Narvaez, Carla I.Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringPartido State University – Goa, Cam. Sur
DEFINITIONS OF MARRIAGE According to the book: Marriage may be defined as ‘formal and durable sexual union of one or more women to one or more men, which is conducted within a set of designed rights and duties.
According to Family code of the Philippines: Marriage is a special contract of permanent union between a man and a woman entered into in accordance with law for the establishment of conjugal and family life. It is the foundation of family and an inviolable social institution whose nature, consequences and incidents are governed by law and not subject to stipulation, except that marriage within the limits provided by this codes.
Why people marry???
Importance of MarriageTo have a permanent relationship with the person you love . To beget children and have happy family For economic and social upliftment or insurance
Forms of Marriage POLYGAMY MONOGAMY
MONOGAMY“ one-union” marriage wherein man marries one woman BIGAMY As provided by Philippine law, when a man marries more than one woman at a given time, which is considered a crime.
POLYGAMY • Is a marriage uniting one man to two or several women. • Is a marriage uniting one woman to many men.
SELECTION OF MARRIAGE PARTNERS ENDOGAMY • Requires a person to marry someone from his own locality, from his own race, social class and religion. EXOGAMY • Mandates marriage between people of different social categories.
PRINCIPLES OF MATE SELECTION ASSORTATIVE PREFERENTIAL AUTOMATIC MATING MATING FACTORS
CONSCIOUSNESS RESIDENTIAL OF KIND PROPINQUITY AUTOMATIC FACTORSOCCUPATIONAL SHORT TIME PROPINQUITY EXPOSURE
COURTSHIPPaves the way for a man and a woman to know each other better from the moral, social, spiritual and emotional points of view. MUTUAL DATING GOING STEADY ENGAGEMENT UNDERSTANDING
DATING Refers to an arrangement or appointment between a man and woman to meet socially. In western may result to: becoming the basis for providing an opportunity the selection ofbeing an end in itself for friendly relationship companions with little or with opposite sex. no parental supervision.
PREMARITAL SEX SHOULD BE DISCOURAGED DIFFICULT TO DISTINGUISHBINDING FORCE MEMORIES BETWEEN REAL LOVE AND INFATUATION PREMARITAL AIDS AND OTHER GUILT PREGANANCY DISEASES WEAKENS MARRIAGE
GOING STEADY• Happens when a person decides to date another person exclusively and seems to be a prelude to private understanding between two people.MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING• Is the stage when a man, after years of courtship and has known a woman very well, now proposes marriage to the woman.
ENGAGEMENT• Has been associated with either giving an engagement ring or giving a dowry, assumed as a bride price. FUNCTIONS OF A DOWRY (Beals) • Symbolizes the socioeconomic statuses of the families to be united • Establishes an economic tie between the families of the bride and the groom to further ensure the stability of the marriage • Provides the family of the bride with a means of replacing her with a daughter-in-law.