Pre- Arranged Marriage

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The custom of arranging marriages is still customary in many countries. What are the advantages of arranged matrimony? Arranged marriage is an old custom which used to be practiced by royal and aristocratic families around the world. Nowadays, arranged marriages are still customary in India, Africa and, to some extent, in the Middle East. Love Marriage Versus Arranged Marriage

While love marriages are usually associated with romance, love at first sight and personal freedom, arranged marriages are mostly centered around building a family, adjustment between the partners and regard for the wishes of one’s family and religion. Love is believed to grow with time by living together and adjusting to each other’s personality rather than being a product of passionate attraction. This article examines the benefits of having an arranged marriage. Arranged Marriages and Family Values

One of the merits of arranged marriage is its focus on family values. Since the wishes of parents and family members are considered or even followed when choosing a partner, there will be less danger of quarrel and discord within the family. Above all, arranged marriages are less about passion and romance and more about starting a family Russian Women Marriage 24,000 Russian Women Profiles Find your Perfect Match & Marry! Anastasia-Date.com While the relationship between husband and wife may not be as romantic and passionate as in love marriages, there might be more satisfaction from family life. In arranged marriages, children are mostly regarded as the main source of emotional satisfaction. So there is less focus on one’s partner and less unrealistic expectations. Furthermore, there are no children conceived or born out of wedlock.

The Spiritual Benefits of Arranged Marriage
In general, arranged marriages are not about romance or superficial attraction and more about leading a balanced family life. The relative absence of passion tends to make it easier to focus on spiritual...
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