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Back in the Pioneer Days....

I wonder what it was like to be a mail order bride. Did they consummate the marriage on the wedding night or wait to get to know each other first.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:39 AM on Mar. 20, 2013 in Relationships

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Answers (12)
  • Here we go again.....
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:45 PM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • 3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 9:16 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • Back then the women felt obligated to do it on their wedding night. Back in those days women were taught to obey their husband no questions asked.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:14 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • They probably did what their husbands demanded of them.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:19 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • Well, a marriage wasn't even considered legal until it was consummated, so I would think it didn't matter if they knew each other, and women were considered property, so men could just exercise their 'rights'.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 11:27 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • I shudder to think what happened to some of those brides given the attitude of women being subservient to men. I suppose there were some men who were kind and waited, but I think the opposite is more likely.
    silverthreads

    Answer by silverthreads at 8:57 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • I imagine they consummated the marriage on the wedding night. Getting a family started to help on the farm was important.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:04 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • I'd say it would depend on what the man wanted. I couldn't even imagine.
    ABeaverhausen

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 10:37 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • You need to do your own homework
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:14 AM on Mar. 20, 2013

  • I would imagine a bj would come on the wedding night. They would save the anal until they got to know each other better.
    hootie826

    Answer by hootie826 at 11:05 AM on Mar. 20, 2013