Every person would feel insulted if a person from a different culture assumes that all things they have heard about their culture is true. Young women who lose their virginity before marriage, whether through rape or in a relationship, diminish their chances for a "good" marriage, while young men can "sow wild oats" with abandon and be even admired for being so "manly". The wedding feast often takes place several hours after the ceremony, or even the next day. Vietnamese and their families: The directive also forbids the practice of forcing widows or widowers to marry a family member of their dead spouse, and the practice of demanding large gifts for marriages. Inthe BBC reported:
Vietnamese culture is family-oriented:
MARRIAGE, DATING AND WEDDINGS IN VIETNAM
Public displays of affection by couples, including holding hands, touching, kissing, are still considered impolite and must be done privately. See disclaimer. If a girl from Saigon is going to marry you, she needs to see your commitment by meeting her parents and her friends too. Another major factor in the choosing of marriage partners is consulting of horoscopes. Page Top. Females in Vietnam are more withdrawn and shy and usually do not make the first move in starting a relationship.