Because of the rumors of exorbitant bride price in Jiangxi, the wedding custom, which is always full of controversy, has been put on the table again. To put it simply, if the man wants to get back the bride price, there are only three situations: 1. The two parties have not received a marriage certificate; 2. They have received a marriage certificate and have not lived together; bride price. The amount to be returned needs to be judged by the court according to the actual situation such as local customs and the family conditions of both parties.
It is said that “upright officials can hardly decide housework”, the bride price itself is actually a very private matter between the two families, but in recent years, with the development of the Internet and some people’s showing off, the bride price has been somewhat “inflationary”. There is also comparison. The dowry itself represents a kind of commitment to marriage and has symbolic meaning. In most cases, it will be a dowry gift after marriage. Basically, it is the joint property of the husband and wife after marriage. legal distribution.
It is now said that men and women are equal, and this equality should also be reflected in the concept of marriage. As an ancient product of patriarchal thinking, bride price needs to be in line with modern thinking just like many ancient marriage customs. Moreover, bride price should never be the end and means of marriage.
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