Who are the relatives of the bride and groom after the wedding?
So that at the banquet, the proposals “Dance with the Demery” and “Take a Photo with the Shurian” do not mislead your couple, you should clearly understand the names of family ranks before the wedding.
Mother-in-law - the husband's mother. In the etymology of the word lies the great value of mother-in-law in the life of a young couple. “Mother-in-law” used to be pronounced “all-blood,” which indicated her duty to rally all blood relatives together.
Father of the groom after the wedding in relation to the bride becomes father in law . Curious traditions associated with the father-in-law still exist among the Caucasian peoples. For example, in many villages of Ossetia, a young wife does not have the right to talk with her husband's relatives until her father-in-law makes her a gift. This may be clothing, jewelry or household items. If a few weeks or months later the girl again receives a gift from him, and more expensive, it signals that the bride speaks a lot and she should behave more modestly.
After the wedding, all the relatives of the husband call the girl a daughter-in-law , with the exception of her father-in-law. He has to have a daughter-in-law (however, now quite often the groom's father calls the spouse a son the daughter-in-law, finding it more harmonious).
The word "daughter in law" comes from the verb "to 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 performed work and get used to the new conditions of life.
Maiden - brother of her husband. Maidens have always been considered one of the closest people to newlyweds, but the sister-in-law , her husband's sister , who was constantly jealous of her beloved brother for his betrothed, was, on the contrary, considered one of the main provocateurs of family quarrels. The title of the sister-in-law arose from the rite of ceremony when the groom's sister, after the wedding and before the wedding feast, sprinkled ash on her daughter-in-law from the stove, thus presenting it to the housewife.
Mother-in-law - the wife's mother. The mother-in-law is one of the most active participants in the wedding process: it often completely controls the celebration of the celebration. The relationship between the mother-in-law and her son-in-law (the husband of the daughter) are quite tense, which is reflected in folklore.
Father-in-law is the wife's father. As a rule, communication between the father-in-law and his son-in-law is friendly and friendly, which is explained by the emotional restraint of men. In addition, usually the father-in-law and son-in-law bring together their general hobbies: football, books, and just male solidarity.
Parents of the wife act as a matchmaker and matchmaker in relation to the husband's parents, and those, in turn, are also the matchmaker and matchmaker for the girl’s father and mother. By the way, the people who perform the matchmaking rite are often called a matchmaker and a matchmaker (or a matchmaker).
Brother-in-law - the wife's brother. It was believed that the brother-in-law would always stand for her sister, so in the old days during family disagreements the girl complained about her problems to her brother.
Mother-in-law (own, dear) - wife's sister. If the sister-in-law is not married, then she often speaks at the wedding, either as a witness or as one of the bridesmaids. Husband of the sister-in-law is a brother-in-law. Svoyak does not have a big impact on the life of a young couple. A brother-in-law child 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 a stepdaughter (girl) and stepson (boy). The step-parent in relation to the stepdaughter and the stepson are called stepfather or stepmother. And your own children step-daughter and step-son will have a half-sister and a half-brother .
By the way, psychologists say that many couples in vain are worried about the strained relations between the half-sisters and the half-brothers. It is only a matter of time. Step sisters and half brothers usually become each other's best friends.