How to marry if I am pregnant in Oman
Pregnancy is a huge life event and it is worth celebrating. But when a woman is unmarried and resident in a country like Oman, there is a problem. This is because Oman law does not support giving birth out of wedlock. Even abortion is not an option because it is unlawful in Oman.
Read on to know how to marry if you are unmarried and pregnant but live in Oman.
Problems that pregnancy before marriage brings for Oman residents
As mentioned abortion is illegal in Oman. It attract serious penalties. Except if the life of the mother or child is at risk, if the physical and mental health of the mother and/or the child is at risk.
These and many more are problems that accompany pregnancy without marriage. It is a taboo in Oman to have premarital sex. Unmarried couples living together is a punishable offence. Therefore, pregnancy without marriage is not tolerated at all.
The way out for pregnancy without marriage in Oman
There’s always a solution to every problem. If you are pregnant and unmarried but live in Oman, the solutions are either;
- Online wedding for couples who cannot travel, or
- Destination wedding in either Seychelles or Georgia. These locations are the best and most cost-effective options.
So whichever option you are choosing, whether online or destination wedding, the entire process including obtaining a legal marriage license will not take time. It’s just a matter of days.
You are free to share this information with your friends and family. This is to educate and let them know that getting pregnant before marriage in Oman is not a death sentence.