Life dating pp ua
For resources for intercultural and interracial marriages, see the bottom of the Marriage page or the Resources page.
“Although a Bahá’í may, if he chooses, seek his parents’ advice on the choice of a partner, and although Bahá’í parents may give such advice if asked, it is clear from the Teachings that parents do not have the right to interfere in their children’s actual choice of a prospective partner until approached for their consent to marry.” “...[M]arriage is dependent upon the consent of both parties.
Let all associate, therefore, in this great human garden even as flowers grow and blend together side by side without discord or disagreement between them." "...[Y]our statement to the effect that the principle of oneness of mankind prevents any true Bahá’í from regarding race itself as a bar to union [in inter-racial marriage] is in complete accord with the Teachings of the Faith on this point.
The Bahá’í Teachings, indeed, by their very nature transcend all limitations imposed by race…." Note: Interfaith marriages are also permitted for Bahá’ís.
"The Lord, peerless is He, hath made woman and man to abide with each other in the closest companionship, and to be even as a single soul.
‘There is no ritual, according to the], and …[Shoghi Effendi] is very anxious that none should be introduced at present and no general form accepted.
It requires all participants to express their opinions with absolute freedom and without apprehension that they will be censured and/or their views belittled....”[When asked about specific rules of conduct to govern the relationship between husbands and wives] “...[F]or example, the principle that the rights of each and all in the family unit must be upheld, and the advice that loving consultation should be the keynote, that all matters must be settled in harmony and love, and that there are times when the husband and the wife should defer to the wishes of the other.