Dating Dating usually starts in the teenage years, although some kids at primary school age are now having boy and girl friends from the age of 8 years and upwards.Traditionally, girls used to wait for the lads to make the first move, but these days equality rules.
(In the UK, the age of sexual consent for women is 16).
In Scotland both parties must be at least 16 years of age (parental consent is not required).
Before the Wedding takes place Brides have 'Hen' nights and bridegrooms have 'Stag' parties (similar to bachelor/bachelorette parties).
For couples getting married in a church, 'banns' announcing the proposed wedding are read aloud in the church three Sundays before the wedding.
It's also customary for the top tier of a three or four tier cake to be kept aside for the christening of the couples first child.
The Honeymoon It is traditional for the bride and groom to go away on a holiday, called a Honeymoon, after the wedding has taken place.
Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consultant.
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St.
Not into mind games or making life more complicated than it need be.