slang

Transitional rites (rite the passage)

In ancient times, transitions in a woman's life were marked by celebrating rites of passage. These ceremonies were performed by the women of the tribe / family. We do not know exactly which rites were in Europe, but one should think of the following occasions:

- Birth and death
- The menarche
- The pregnancy
- The birth of the child
- Transition
- The wedding and the night before the wedding
- The first sexual intercourse