Thinking about Marriage

In the excitement of being in love, it can be hard to think straight and make sensible choices. If you're having trouble deciding if it's right to tie the knot, this section gives you things to think about and discuss.

Facts

Kenyan wedding traditions

Kenya has many different wedding traditions – and they vary between tribes. And traditional weddings are often followed by a religious one. That's complicated.

Wedding: the big day

Planning a wedding can be extremely exciting – it’s like living a dream. Nice clothes, shopping, family, friends all make for a heady mix.

Eloping

Some couples also elope to get married – that means they go off together and get married in secret.

Family disagreements

Family disagreements are bound to happen from time to time. How you deal with them will lay the ground for future relationships with your respective parents.

Reasons for marriage

Marriage is the formal or legal union of two people. But the notion of marriage in today's age is very different than in it was in past times.

The big decision: how do I know?

In the excitement of being in love it can be hard to think straight and make sensible choices. You may have trouble deciding if it’s right to tie the knot.