*Encourage by one parent who has relatives in Israel.

*The family refusal to the marriage (anger, try to persuade the bride to change her mind.)

*Optimism and hope among the bride: towards her future husband, future peace between the countries.

*Unknowing hostile political reality between the two

*The husband’s guidance/ explanation/convince of his bride.


*Non-presence of relatives in Israel.

*A rapid transition without preparation (shock, hopelessness).

Arrival to the new village.

*Social support of the husband’s family.

*Shock (new place, new people, new language, new form of living-moving from the city to a village).

*Being interested in Syrian life.

*No ID card (difficulty in receiving medical treatment or buy medicines).

*The women acceptance of the new bride.

*Failure to support working.

*Society criticism (of dressing, behavior).

*Thoughts of the family back home, in Syria.

Present day

*The establishment of the family unit.

*Partial compensation for the disconnection with her family in Syria.

*Children’s success in their studies.

*Lack of childhood friendship.

*Happy life with her husband.

*Non-fulfillment of personal ambitions― education, work.

*Tide connections and spent of time with the husband’s family.