Marriage may be a universal celebration, but some terrifying marriage rituals make it an unreliable crazy adventure. It can be confusing, gross or terrifying. Imagine shooting the bride or marrying a banana tree! All around the world different religions follow different marriage traditions. Some of them are strange, some romantic and the terrifying marriage rituals followed by some cultures will make you cringe.
We’ve rounded up 16 terrifying marriage rituals from lands far, far away that will surely make you fear marriage!
1.The courting hut
Some African tribes allow the bride to enter a courting hut so they can hang out with their significant other, away from the eyes of their parents and the rest of the village people.
2.The chicken liver
Daur, a place in China engages in a ritual that requires the couple to cut a chicken and check his liver. If the liver is healthy, the couple can fix the marriage. If not, they can’t plan their nuptials until they find one that is.
3.The bridal kidnapping
In Kyrgyzstan, an old adage claims that tears on a wedding day will make for a happy marriage. Back until 1991, parents would agree to the wedding of a kidnapped girl, especially if she was crying.
4.The graveside wedding
In the display of softness and soberness, many people in Russia got married at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow.