However not everyone will follow these religious guide lines to the letter, but it’s still something to be mindful of.
Another thing to be mindful of is the importance of family, while your partner’s family is important in many cultures the family unit is very important in Turkish culture.
It’s fair to say not many people practice this tradition anymore.
One thing to mindful of is religious beliefs since Turkey does have a very multi-faith society and in religions such as Islam it’s not permissible for a Muslim woman to marry a non-Muslim man.
She has gone without food for months to protest her dismissal after last year's failed coup.