Suppose you asked permission to marry, and her Dad said : "Never!"?

1] Are you a] married b] engaged 2] When did you start living together? a] Before you got engaged b] after you got engaged? C] You are engaged, but not living together, or did not live together until marriage. 5] Did you ask the woman's father for their permission to marry, or if you are a... show more 1] Are you a] married b] engaged
2] When did you start living together? a] Before you got engaged b] after you got engaged? C] You are engaged, but not living together, or did not live together until marriage.

5] Did you ask the woman's father for their permission to marry, or if you are a woman did the man ask him?

6] If permission was asked, was it because of one of you being under age to marry without it?
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If her Dad said , "NEVER!" What would you have done?
1] Respected his view as the elder, and split up.
2] Lived together, hoping he would change his mind
3] Tried for a baby, so he would DEMAND you got married?
4] Say something like: We live together/ have a child - Your daughter has more protection by the laws of the land. if we are married, and offer to get a lawyers report?
4] You only asked as a courtesy, and felt he should have said yes, so you would marry anyway.
Update: Sorry about the numbering. I had to delete some of this to make it fit, and forgot to re-number the questions. In the 1st set of questions 5]&6] should be 3] & 4]
In the 2nd set the last answer should be 5]
Update 2: I posted this question, because some one else asked if the man has to ask the father of the potential bride's permission. A lot of people said it was the correct thing to do, and seemed to assume the father would say "Yes."
Update 3: Pearl - Good point. But it could be because in her culture obedience to one's parents is absolute. Also why ask permission if you are not prepared to abide by the answer? Besides, the man might withdraw the proposal.
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