Who are the relatives of the bride and groom after the wedding?
To the proposal "Dance with a brother" and "Take pictures with a brother-in-law" at the banquet did not mislead your couple, you should clearly understand the names of family ranks before the wedding.
My mother -in-law is my husband's mother. In the etymology of this word lies the great importance of mother-in-law in the life of a young couple. "Mother-in-law" used to be pronounced as "all-blood", which indicated her duty to rally all blood relatives among themselves.
The groom's father becomes a father-in-law after the wedding in relation to the bride. Curious traditions associated with the father-in-law, still exist among the Caucasian peoples. For example, in many villages of Ossetia, a young wife has no right to talk with her husband's relatives until the father-in-law gives her a present. It can be clothes, ornaments or household utensils. If, after a few weeks or months, the girl receives a gift from him again, and more expensive, it signals that the bride talks a lot and should behave more modestly.
After the wedding, all the relatives of her husband call her a daughter-in-law , except for her father-in-law. To it she is a daughter-in-law (however, now often enough the father of the groom calls the wife of the son a daughter-in-law, finding it more harmonious).
The word "daughter-in-law" comes from the verb "demolish". In Russia it was accepted that the newlyweds after the wedding lived in the groom's house, and the daughter-in-law had to endure reproaches for poorly executed work and get used to the new conditions of life.
The brother-in -law is my husband's brother. Devere was always considered one of the closest to the newlyweds of people, but the sister-in-law , the husband's sister, constantly jealous of his beloved brother to his betrothed, on the contrary, was regarded as one of the main provocateurs of family quarrels. The very rank of the sister-in-law arose from the ceremony of golding, when the groom's sister after the wedding and before the wedding feast sprinkled her daughter-in-law with ashes from the stove, thus presenting her to the housekeeper.
Mother-in-law is the mother of the wife. Mother-in-law is one of the most active participants in the wedding process: on her shoulders, the supervision of the celebration is often completely covered. The relationship between mother-in-law and her son-in-law (her husband's daughter) is quite tense, which is reflected in folklore.
Father-in-law is the father of his wife. As a rule, communication between father-in-law and son-in-law is friendly and friendly, which is explained by emotional restraint of men. In addition, usually father-in-law and son-in-law bring together general interests: football, books, and just male solidarity.
Parents of the wife act as a matchmaker and a dowager in relation to the parents of the husband, and those in turn are also a matchmaker and a daddy to the father and mother of the girl. By the way, a matchmaker and a dowry (or another matchmaker) are often called people who perform the matchmaking ceremony.
Shurin is the brother of his wife. It was believed that the brother-in-law always stands for his sister, so in the old days during family disagreements the girl complained about her problems to her brother.
Her sister-in-law (her own, her own) is his wife's sister. If sister-in-law is not married, she often performs at the wedding, either as a witness, or as one of the bridesmaids. The spouse of sister-in-law is a brother-in-law. Svojak does not have much influence on the life of a young couple. A child of a brother-in-law and sister-in-law becomes a nephew or niece in relation to your couple.
If your spouse or you have children from previous marriages, they are called stepdaughter (girl) and stepchild (boy). A non-native parent is referred to as a stepfather or stepmother in relation to the stepdaughter and stepchild. And your stepchildren and stepchildren will be your half-sister and half-brother .
By the way, psychologists point out that many couples are in vain worrying about strained relations between stepbrothers and half-siblings. It's only a matter of time. Consolidated sisters and half-brothers usually become best friends in a short time.