The Amish embrace a life of simplicity away from the modern world. Living a life of seclusion means they don’t have access to a lot of things we’re all used to; like televisions, restaurants, and shopping malls. With a lifestyle that’s centered around the Bible and their faith, the Amish have many rules that may surprise you, and a lot of them have to do with the women in their communities. In this video, we’ll show you the things Amish women could never get away with, like getting dressed up in fancy clothes, going to college, surfing the Internet, and more. This is: 10 Things You CAN Do That Amish Women CAN’T.
While in a relationship, many women can’t wait to bond with their boyfriends by cuddling. But this type of physical interaction is a big no-no for unmarried Amish women. Instead, they’re able to maintain pre-marital intimacy by engaging in a traditional ritual called “bundling.” It includes a bed and a wooden plank, and we’ll tell you all about it in our video!
Once an Amish woman gets engaged, she’s not able to go out and buy a fancy wedding gown like other brides. Instead, the women have to hand sew their own gowns. After their wedding day, the gown isn’t shoved into the back of their closet either. We’ll tell you the traditional use of their wedding dresses and just how long they’re expected to wear it after they say “I do.” We’ll also be sharing why Amish women don’t have jobs, don’t take selfies, wear jewelry, or make family decisions. Make sure to leave us a comment and let us know which of these facts about the Amish shocked you the most!