Now that the Middle East is crazy about all the Turkish TV series, you cannot but notice how many traditions, customs and foods the Arab World shares with Turkey.After all, many of the Arab countries were once ruled by the Ottoman Empire!
Start off by taking your friends to a Turkish bath. Let the groom do the same with his friends, just to get you into the Turkish mood and ambience. This could be your bridal or bachelor shower party.
For some Turkish wedding traditions, we found out that in Turkey, the bride is hidden from the groom and the groom has to pay her relatives to let her leave her house. When both families agree on the marriage, gifts are exchanged between them.
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Researchers looked at survey data from a nationally representative sample of more than 10,000 men and women in the US who were 14 to 22 years old when the survey began in 1979. The participants were questioned every year until 1994, and then every other year afterward.
Scientists found interesting gender differences when they focused on the two-year mark after a marriage. Although both men and women who married tended to gain weight compared with their counterparts who stayed single, women gained more weight than men.
Following marriage, the researchers suggest, wives may encourage their husbands to adopt a healthier lifestyle, helping men maintain their weight or even lose a few excess pounds. Women, on the other hand, may tend to eat more and exercise less after getting married and starting a family because of the stresses of child bearing and maintaining a household.
The effects were strongest among those who were 30 or older at the time they got married. Younger people didn’t show as consistent a pattern in weight gain or loss after marriage.