One groom’s wedding night didn’t go as planned, leaving him seeking a divorce just hours after tying the knot. A newlywed Saudi couple was not even married a full day before the groom was demanding a divorce. The bride was allegedly too busy texting her friends to consummate the marriage and the groom stormed out of the hotel to file for a divorce.
The Gulf News reports that a Saudi bride was left alone in her hotel room after she refused the sexual advances of her new husband. Though the couple had only been married a few hours, it didn’t stop the groom from storming out during their honeymoon to seek legal counsel for divorce. The bride was allegedly busy responding to congratulatory messages from friends on her mobile phone instead of responding to her new husband’s intimate gestures.
Newlywed husband divorces his wife hours after marriage because she was too busy texting her friends https://t.co/siKIweosNA
— Rajesh.R (@rajesh_karamel) May 18, 2016
The report indicates that the groom took his new bride back to a hotel room after the wedding ceremony was complete. However, once in the room, the bride got on her mobile phone to text with friends. The groom saw that the bride was engrossed in her phone so he pressed her for intimacy. He claims he got closer to his bride and began to attempt to become intimate with the woman. To his shock, the bride ignored his advances and continued texting on her phone.
The groom says that he asked his bride why she was refusing to have sexual relations with him, and she said she was busy responding to her friends on the phone. The groom then asked if she could hold off on the messages until after they consummated the marriage and the bride reportedly got angry. As the bride became angry, the pair got into a heated argument and the groom asked his bride if her friends were more important. The enraged newlywed responded that they were and the groom stormed out of the hotel.
“Her groom tried to get closer with her and become more intimate, but he was shocked when she ignored him, not responding to his words and action. When he asked her about the reasons, she answered she was busy communicating with her friends who were congratulating her on her marriage on the mobile. The groom asked her to delay the messages, but she refused and became angry. When he asked her if her friends were more important than he was, the bride answered that they were.”
Following the incident and lack of consummating the marriage, the groom filed for divorce. The case has allegedly been filed in Saudi courts with the court referring the couple to a “reconciliation committee” for review. The committee will evaluate the case and determine if they think the newlyweds can overcome their issues of if a divorce should be granted.
Husband divorces wife because she was too busy texting to have sex https://t.co/I43oZSPI79
— Angela Alvarado (@AngelaAlvarad20) May 18, 2016
Despite the recommendation for the reconciliation review, a relative of the groom says that the man’s pride was hurt too much for him to forgive his new bride and that he is adamant about the divorce. With the couple only remaining married for a few hours before the fallout, it is unlikely that reconciliation is in the pair’s future.
— Richard Lauder (@Kauwhaka) May 18, 2016
Do you think the courts should go ahead and grant the divorce since the pair were only married for a couple of hours and the marriage was never consummated? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
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