American React To Thai Marriage | Shocking Dowry in Thailand 🇹🇭|

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You might watch the story of David (48 years old) and Annie (24 years old) are getting married in 90 days and Annie wants to have a transitional thai engagement party in her village but David can’t afford to give her the money that is needed for the family, in order for them to get married as in order to marry thai woman you need to pay Dowry ( Sin Sod ) to the bride’s family. If you haven’t, here is the link to this documentary –

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In this episode, you will see how it is really like for Thai marriage, we think it will be useful for those who want to marry Thai woman to watch this before you REALLY MARRY THAI WOMAN, in order to understand the whole process of Thai marriage and to see various aspects of Thai culture, as Marriage with Thai can be relatively complicated, especially when it comes to Dowry system- how much would you pay to the bride’s family as a proof that you have financial stability to take care of the family in future.

The Thai dowry system, which is more commonly known as Sin Sod, is deeply rooted in Thai culture. It is a way of honoring your bride’s parents for raising their daughter well. This is also a way of showing that you are financially capable of taking care of your Thai bride throughout your married life, because her parents tend to consider financial security as basis for the marriage. You will need to negotiate with your bride’s parents regarding the amounts of the Sin Sod and Tong Mun. Tong Mun, which means gold engagement, is 24-karat gold that you give to your wife-to-be. The rule of thumb is, the higher the amount of the gold, the better. This is similar to the giving an engagement ring in the West.

Source : Thai embassy
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