Culture September 16, 2018 at 09:30 am

Five Ancient African wedding night customs you may not have heard of

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor September 16, 2018 at 09:30 am

September 16, 2018 at 09:30 am | Culture

A Namibian wedding — Serasphere

Wedding night spent apart

Among some cultures in Namibia, the bride and the groom spent the first night after the marriage ceremony apart from each other.

After all the wild celebrations that come with weddings in the country, a husband and wife would have to go home like any other night and wait for another day before they could spend the night together.

And even when they finally do, the marriage was not seen as official until the bride had given birth to her second child.

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