Dating a married persian man
The first visit could be for the parties to become acquainted.At each visit, the man's family would present a bouquet of flowers and the woman's, as good hosts, provided tea, fruits and sweets.
In some places, the henna is first put on the hands of the bride and then distributed to the guests; in other areas the henna is first distributed to the guests, and only after everybody has left is it placed on the bride’s hands.
If the woman so wishes, henna can also be placed on her feet and hair.
After hearing about the potential bride, the man's family will discuss his own merits, usually his education and/or career prospects.
The woman's parents will normally ask the suitor if he is able to provide her with accommodation, and if he is able to support their daughter financially. The most important part comes when the bride’s father calls for the tea to be served.
In modern Iran, this practice is replaced by the courtship of the man and woman and their mutual decision to start the khastegari process.