That makes for tough competition among women as they try to find their Prince Charming.
Lebanon Table of Contents In the past, marriage within the lineage, especially to first cousins or other close paternal kin, was the rule.
This provided the woman the security of living among the people with whom she was raised and also tended to keep property inheritance within the family.
Lebanon is a Middle Eastern country bordered by Syria, Jordan and Israel.
The country is officially known as the Lebanese Republic, but most people simply refer to it as Lebanon.
There are almost five million people living here, and the country has been in a state of political and social flux for almost forty years now.