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

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

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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
Marriage management: Dating tips for spouses

Marriage management: Dating tips for spouses

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Sometime after the newlywed glow fades, a husband and wife may wonder, "Where did the romance go?" Marriage management expert says courtship is full of excitement. Married life is full of responsibilities. Couples soon get busy with chores, managing finances, raising children, and keeping up with extended families. The tragically high divorce statistics are a reflection of too many couples investing all of their energy almost everywhere except for in their respectful relationships. When that happens, the husband and wife become estranged emotionally and physically. Schedule Dates Marriage management expert adds Marriage Meetings are a great way to keep respectful relationships on track. Couples who conduct them gain physical and emotional intimacy, which means more sex and rom...
Why married men cheat? A relationship checklist on respectful relationships

Why married men cheat? A relationship checklist on respectful relationships

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Michael Wood is a good-looking, goal oriented, talented and independent 30-year-old man who is sure to have many admirers. He is also married for under three years and always seems to speak of his wife positively. According to him the relationship is going well. However, let’s take a look to his relationship checklist. Why an Affair and not respectful relationships? So why would he have an affair? When Wood was asked if he loved his wife, the immediate answer was yes but his answer was also in the affirmative when asked if he had an alternate relationship. According to Don-David Lusterman, PhD, a marriage and family therapist and author of Infidelity: A Survival Guide (New Harbinger Publications, Inc 1998), "Infidelity occurs when one member of a couple secretly violates the comm