Do you have to ask father to marry daughter?

Do you have to ask father to marry daughter?

Don't Ask Your Girlfriend's Dad if You Can Marry Her. In the months before they propose to their partners, men across America will be popping a different question – to their future fiancé's father, asking for his blessing to marry his daughter. They shouldn't.

Do you ask both parents to marry their daughter?

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The answer varies from couple to couple. If you have more traditional parents, they may be offended if your partner doesn't ask for your hand in marriage. If your parents are happily married, your partner could speak to your father or may want to talk to both of your parents together.

How did a groom ask a bride’s parents permission to marry her?

THE ORIGINS OF THE TRADITION The tradition dates back to ancient Rome when the grooms would give the father of the bride a symbolic coin. By accepting the coin, the father has given the groom permission to marry his daughter. Back then the decision was up to the bride's father and not the bride.