A Saudi man who went to marry his fiancé was shocked when she told him
he must also marry her two friends as a condition to accept him as a
The man had thought his fiancé, a school teacher, was joking when she
demanded that he should marry her two work colleagues as well.
"But he realized that she was not joking when she insisted on her
demand…after mediation efforts by relatives, he agreed to marry the
three school teachers," the Saudi Arabic language daily Alyoum said in
a report from the western town of Taif.
It said that after the marriage, the man rented three apartments for
his wives, adding that having the same husband has not spoilt their
"The wives reached an agreement to meet at the apartment of the wife
who is her turn to spend the night with her husband….they agreed to
join hands to do household work, including cleaning, cooking and
washing on that day."