Filipino dating customs

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After announcing their love for each other for three times, they were fed by the priest with cooked rice coming from a single container.

Afterwards, they were to drink the water that was mixed with their blood.

As a result, the majority of current-day Filipino weddings became predominantly Christian or Catholic in character, which is also because of the mostly Catholic population, although indigenous traditions still exist today in other regions of the Philippines.

Parts of Filipino wedding ceremonies have become faith-centered and God-centered, which also highlights the concept that the joining of two individuals is a "life long commitment" of loving and caring In general, the marriage itself does not only signify the union of two persons, but also the fusion of two families, and the unification two clans.

The traditional marriage proposal takes the form of the pamanhikan or pamamanhikan or the "parental marriage proposal", a formal way of asking the parents of the woman for her hand.

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