Marriage may be divided into two types i.e. endogamous and exogamous marriages on the basis of choice of mate or on the basis of the rules of choice of mate. Endogamy is divided into four sub types such as caste, sub-caste, varna and tribal endogamy.
What is the basic form of marriage?
Monogamy, the union between two individuals, is the most common form of marriage. Polygyny is the correct term for a marriage between a man and multiple women. Polyandry refers to a marriage between a woman and multiple men.
What are the four types of marriage in Nigeria?
The most popular one is a court marriage in Nigeria. Essentially, it can be said there four major types of marriage that can be conducted in Nigeria. These include the statutory marriage; customary marriage; church marriage; and Islamic marriage.
Why do we marry?
While love may be the biggest reason people marry, its not the only one. In general, people make the commitment to spend their lives together for more than a single reason. Every couple chooses to commit to marriage because it serves their needs and supports their values and dreams.