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Whereas in the west people do not take the idea of marriage seriously until after they know a person for a number of years or feel like they know everything about the person.
One way of looking at this difference is that after marriage you tend to accept your spouse’s differences and habits more easily than when you have a choice.
We base our marriage on commitment, not on feelings. In America, you base your decision to marry on feelings, but what happens when the feelings wane?
You have nothing left to keep the marriage together if you get married according to feelings and then the feelings go away.” In India, a relationship between two people is something that is presumed to be fostered and created throughout a lifetime of marriage.
The entire issue of arranging a marriage is one of the biggest responsibilities Indian parents face.
What makes this system work in India is a great deal of trust in the choices of one’s parents.
It’s important to realize that just as in ‘love’ marriages, it may not be right for everyone, and not all work well, but they should not be confused and associated with other social issues like domestic violence, dowry or womens rights.
Also, since the majority of Indians are Hindu, and Hindu’s believe strongly in astrology, the perspective couple’s horoscopes are be analyzed and “suitably matched” or the marriage cannot take place.
Additionally, the father will want to make sure that his daughter is marrying into a good family, so a lot of investigation takes place before the arrangements are made.
Arranged marriages have always been a debatable subject.
It is in the major outlook on relationships that Indians are vastly different, in the way they perceive the institution of marriage, to those beliefs of other countries especially in the west.It might seem like an easy matter for a father to arrange his daughter’s marriage, but religion and caste systems make it a daunting task.