are both married when they meet and want out of their current marriages so that

Are both married when they meet and want out of their

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are both married when they meet and want out of their current marriages so that they may marry one another. However, though relationship started as an attraction between a man and a woman, the relationship becomes much more complicated once they are married. When a woman marries a man in the Nyimban society, she also marries all of that man’s brothers and moves in with the men and their father into a single household. 1
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In the example of this society which is recorded in the video which we watched in class, we learn that though the woman is married to the group of brothers, the eldest brother has the right “to lay” with her most frequently because of his position within the family. In this example, Sonam becomes jealous of his older brother Gorkha because of this and is confronted by his father Lopsang which reminds him that the reason that their family has been so successful economically is because the family land has never been partitioned through all of these years and that when young couples do break off from their families to tend to their own partition of land, they always struggle and become poor. In the example of the Na society, which lies geographically nearby the Nyimba society in the Himalayan Mountains, it is not the single woman which represents the land but rather a group of sisters which the land is past down to from generation to generation. The Na
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