Post # 1
Before meeting my officiant, she has sent me a questionaire to fill out so she can be prepared for our meeting, with a bunch of questions.
Well, it asks for :
Bride’s cultural background:
Groom’s cultural background:
What exactly would you take this to mean? And how would you respond to this?
I don’t really feel like we have anything racial or ethnic to add to it.
Post # 2
Could you just email and ask for further clarification?
I would take it to mean if you have any certain things that must be done at a ceremony.
Post # 3
allyfally: Yeah I think I’ll contact her. There was already a box asking about any ceremony/religious things/traditions, as well as our religious affiliates [or lack thereof] and a bunch of other things.
I figure it must have to do with being from a background that isn’t of the heinz 57 variety!
Post # 4
jenilynevette: Cultural background includes many things including skin color and the language you speak:
- spiritual practices
- healing practices
- family customs including the roles of mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, grandparents
- food and drinks you prefer
- holiday celebrations
- values related to privacy and disclosing information