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Is marriage something everyone needs

Is marriage something everyone needs

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Most little girls grow up focused on finding the perfect white dress, a gorgeous location and venue, and a beautiful color scheme that everyone will remember. It has always been a joke that all little girls start planning their weddings from the moment they gain an understanding of what marriage is. Oddly enough, marriage was not something I thought about very often growing up. If I ever do end up getting married, I will be starting from scratch completely. Sure makes the idea of a no fuss elopement to Vegas sound very appealing. Cultural Pressure on Marriage Recent statistics of the divorce rate in the United States show that the divorce trend is closing in on the 50% mark. It is a curious idea that these little girls' dreams could be detrimental to the actual institution of marriag...
What are arranged marriages and why it is on rise in America

What are arranged marriages and why it is on rise in America

Lifestyle
Arranged marriages are, simply put, marriages arranged by one’s parents or family members. Unlike love marriages where two people meet, fall in love, understand each other and know each other well before they decide to get married, arranged marriages involve meeting one’s future partner at a formal occasion in the company of friends and family members, interacting a few times and then, deciding to get married to have respectful relationships. Here are more details on the intricacies of an arranged marriage. Finding the Future Life Partner The process of finding the appropriate partner or matchmaking and to have respectful relationships is usually undertaken by the parents, who would normally place an advertisement in the papers, spread the word around in their social circle and...