Saturday, February 13, 2016

From the Saudi clerical book, "How to deliver the news of your marriage to your first wife"

So I obtained a copy of this book, How to Deliver the News of Your Marriage to Your first Wife, and this "ideal" method number one got my attention:

"For the man to inform his wife directly, whether before the completion of the act [of second marriage] or after, either through direct oral communication or phone call, inside the house or outside it.  Example: He says to her: "Darling, tomorrow is my marriage with the second [wife], with a nice introduction which is appropriate".  The second "ideal" method he proposes is to visit the mother of the first wife and inform her (while bringing her nice "simple gifts".