Maired couples dating
Depending on individual family traditions, the bride-to-be may also be presented with an gifts such as jewelry and a variety of gifts.
Some religious families may also recite Surah Al-Fatihah.
) is the first step of traditional Pakistani marriages.
Beyond age 20, both men and women are considered potential grooms and brides.
In semi-arranged marriages, the first or second visit may include a formal proposal, since both the man and woman have already agreed to marriage prior - the proposal is more or less a formality.In arranged marriages, the first visit is purely for the parties to become acquainted with one another and does not include a formal proposal.Following the first visit, both the man and woman have their say in whether or not they would like a follow up to this visit.Traditionally this was considered a "woman's event" as men did not participate in it.However this has changed substantially in recent generations with males featuring prominently.