It was not only a piece of folly but in bad taste or even sinful.
This view prevailed in many circles till late in the 19th century.
Tobit of the Apocrypha still serves the Amish as a model of betrothal and marriage.
The rules of the Frisian Mennonites prescribed that young men and women should not associate too freely.
The mixture of the old and new have contributed profusely to the rich production of the arts and crafts of Paraguay.
Paraguayan embroidery, lace making, and local music are representations of the cultural fusion.
Regardless if your *true love* is traveling and learning about other cultures or not, read on for some of the most strange dating rituals over time from around the world. This time around, the chocolate giving and receiving is reversed; the guys have to buy the girls white chocolate if their feelings are mutual. That is, until you learn that men are expected to spend twice as much on White Day as the girls do on Valentine's Day. Been on a hundred dates and never managed to win them over?In the worst-case scenario, the man would leave the girl after he impregnated her.Night hunting continues to be observed today, especially by the eastern folks of Bhutan.In the tradition of Valentine’s Day, let’s look at some cultures around the world—and the crazy stuff people do for love.Love can make boys do crazy stuff, like sneaking up into a girl’s room in the dead of night—all the while risking arrest or a shotgun to the face by an angry father.