However, in the samurai society, a bride had to leave her family when she got married.
The bride served as the wife of her husband she got married to and also a member of his family.
In the warring period in the 16th century, marriage meant the two lords became relatives.
Marriage was not a matter of the concerned individuals, but a matter of life and death with the families to survive the age.
In order to survive the dynamic age, feudal lords made use of even their daughters and formed an alliance with other lords.
In a sense, their daughters were offered as a hostage.
This marriage system in which females became a member of her husband's family had lasted until 1960.
In the 1960s, young men and women began to work at urban cities.
Young couples were independent of their families at home and continued to work at urban areas.
A new marriage life pattern, a nuclear family came into beings.