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then prickles the admired woman by a pointed object. wherein a suitor will threaten to stab his heart while in front of the courted woman s father. Once the prickling caught the attention of the sleeping lady. y Rooster Courtship The rooster is assigned a task of being a negotiator. wherein the male chicken is left to stay in the home of the courted. Accepting the Weapon is equivalent to accepting the Filipino man s romantic intention s and advances. If the father of the woman refuses to give her daughter s hand to the suitor. y Mindanao Region y Mapagsumbahi Reckless Courtship practiced by the Tausog people. the suitor is smitten by a knife. the couple would be conversing in whisper. then the courted lady responds by singing too. y Naninilong From Bulacan.y Tagalog & Ilocos Region y Tapat / Harana The suitor begins singing a romantic song. Similar to palabas. to crow every single morning. Sends a knife or spear to the courted woman s house as a gift for inspection. The suitor goes beneath the nipa hut. y Bagobos .
y Apayao Region y Mahal Alay Sleeping together during the night. assess the sentiments of the parent s of both suitor and admirer. Love Riddles.y Pangasinan Region y Taga. . y Palawan Region y Pasaguli y Visayas Region y Balak In Cebu. After that they will proceed to pabalic to settle the price or dowry that will be received by the courted woman from the courting man. the service normally last a year before the man and woman can get married. serenading.Amo a form of love potion or charms which can be rubbed on the skin of the admired. Presents are not only given to the woman being courted but also to her relatives. also writes love letter that are sent via trusted friends. who at that time will pretend or act as if he will be committing suicide if the lady does not divulge her true feelings. assist in assessing the woman s feeling to her lover. y Panganad /servitude The Filipino suitor accomplishes household and farm chores for the family of the Filipino woman. y Palabas Drama the Filipino woman succumbs to revealing her love to her suitor.
the groom and the bride performs the bridal procession or the wedding march. . the wedding ceremony proper in the Philippines includes the celebration of a one-hour long mass. the bride holds an heirloom rosary along with her traditional bridal bouquet. The groom could be waiting with his parents. Afterwards. The Filipino groom arrives one hour earlier than the Filipina bride for the purpose of receiving wedding guests at the church.y Generally. then gets off the vehicle to meet her waiting groom. During the nuptial. The bride will arrive later onboard a wedding car.
Chosen secondary sponsors are made up of the bridesmaids. groomsmen. counselors. Other official ceremonial participants are children. or witnesses of the marriage ceremony chosen by the would-be spouses normally includes a multiple set of pairs of godparents (typically a total of 12 individual godparents composed of 6 godmothers or ninang. and 3 more pairs of wedding attendants. usually males. primary sponsors. . The wedding attendants are responsible for the special parts of lighting the wedding candles. and 6 godfathers or ninong).y The principal wedding sponsors also known as special sponsors. placing the veil and the cords on the couple being wed. with the role of being the coin bearer and the ring bearer.
These two veils signify the clothing of two individuals who have become one due to the ceremony of marriage. the pair of secondary sponsors. y Wedding Candles y y Wedding Veils y y Wedding Cords y . a pair of secondary sponsors known as the veil sponsors will drape and pin a long and white-colored tulle veil over the shoulder of the groom. this embodies the presence of God in the marital union. a shape that signifies everlasting fidelity . coins. each loop of the cord is placed around the invidual neck-and-shoulder area of the bride and the groom. this lighting of a single candle symbolizes the invocation of Jesus Christ into their life as a married couple. while another veil is draped on the head of the bride. For Christians. The use of the unity candle is rooted from Protestantism. Another form of veiling ritual is the placing of a single white veil over the shoulder of the groom and on the bride s head. From any of these lighted pair of candles. The arrhae is a symbol of his monetary gift to the bride because it is composed of 13 pieces of gold. a pledge that the groom is devoted to the welfare and well-being of his wife and future offspring. Apart from being made of silk. will then drape a cord over the shoulders of the groom and the bride. known as the cord sponsors. the groom gives the wedding arrhae to his bride. known as the candle sponsors. This decorative cord is called the yugal and is customarily shaped or looped to form the figure of the number 8. Both rings and arrhae are blessed first by the priest during the wedding. or silver. Specifically. lights the pair of candles on each side of the couple. The lighters of the wedding candles. known as the unity candle which signifies the joining of their two families. the bride and the groom will then light a solitary candle. For Christians. All of these signifies infinite marital bond. After the ritual of lighting candles.y Wedding Rings and the arrhae y After the exchange of wedding rings by the couple. variations of the make of the wedding cord also include being a string of flowers and as links of coins. After the veiling ritual.
variations of the make of the wedding cord also include being a string of flowers and as links of coins. to a patron saint. Specifically. or placed over the grave of a deceased family member or relative. Instead. This decorative cord is called the yugal and is customarily shaped or looped to form the figure of the number 8. which can be opened by pulling ribbons or cords). the bride proffers it to the Virgin Mary. the person who catches them may take them home to rear as pets. is typical to use a pair of white male and female doves(placed in a bell-shaped white cage or receptacle hanging from the ceiling. known as the cord sponsors. it of secondary sponsors. each loop of the cord is placed around the invidual neck-and-shoulder area of the bride and the groom. a shape that signifies everlasting fidelity . All of these signifies infinite marital bond. Apart from being made of silk. will then drape a cord over the shoulders of the groom and the bride. After their release from their cage.y Wedding Cord y After the veiling ritual. Tossing the bouquet is not the common practice for the bride. the pair y Wedding Reception y During the wedding reception. These doves symbolize marital harmony and peace. .
Wedding will declare and pronounce you as husband and wife.Wedding y Wedding is a ceremony which can Marriage y y y y y y be colorful. You become husband and wife by marriage. y y y y y Is the act of fusion on a union of two member of the opposite sex in order to become husband and wife. wear good and flamboyant gown and a groom in a well sewn suit. Wedding is adjudged successful if the couple is able to have a beautifully dressed bridal train. exciting and flamboyant. . Is a process. Is Until Death Do Us Part Is a Private Affair Successful Marriage is measured by how skillful you are in managing marital relationship. Is a Special Event Is a One Day Affair Wedding is a public event that is why it is attended by people from all works of life.
unless there is cohabitation (which implies some degree of permanency) or the sexual infidelity was committed under scandalous circumstances. y Philippine law penalise s a married woman s infidelity differently and more heavily than a married man s transgression. on the other hand. y An act of sexual intercourse by a married woman with a man not her husband constitutes the crime of adultery.y Woman are expect to remain virgin until marriage. it is only then that the crime of concubinage is committed. On the other hand. are allowed to express their sexuality freely. . a man s sexual infidelity with a woman not his wife is not a crime. and are sometimes initiated by fathers who take their sons to brothels for sexual intercourse with women. y Young women feel pressured into early marriages to legalize sexual relations or to avoid the stigma of becoming "old maids y Young men.
The use of Violence is instrument to maintain this privileged position in society.y Filipino Male are considered to be: y Dominator y Reactor y Protector y Partner Dominator Haligi ng Tahanan (Pillar of the Household) Padre de Familia (Head of the Family) Superior to woman Control Over others particular females Demand that their decisions are upheld. .
y Little acceptance to responsibilities for decisions and actions y Women are often blamed to be the cause of such violent act. y Reactor y Males attributes their actions to other people and situations. y Provider of the Household y Completeness of being male by socially significant events like getting married or having a family. . y Men are Protectors women are to be protected.y Protector y Male feels responsible for taking care of women.
.y Partner y Both men and women are capable of contributing to the success of a given relationship or activity where egalitarian conditions are a premium.