arranged marriage

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arranged marriage

A marriage arranged by someone other than the couple, which essentially eliminates courtship. They are most common in Hindu and Muslim countries.
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Women who choose their own husbands experience higher levels of marital satisfaction and are less likely to experience partner violence than those in arranged marriages, according to a recent study from Alliant International University in California.
It is often said that arranged marriages are more durable than love marriages.
Not only had he arranged marriages, he retained identity documents to ensure brides went through with it, and was also entering into a sham marriage himself.
In an Examiner interview on July 12, the cleric said arranged marriages are built to last UNLIKE love matches.
Summary: Muscat: A new generation of Omanis say that arranged marriages are less likely to survive, .
In earlier times, when arranged marriages were taking place, there was still an opportunity for either gender to decide on their partner.
At the same time, he thinks that arranged marriages are a good bet for those who lack social skills.
I AM very concerned about the heavy handed approach Mr Cameron and his Govemment are taking with the subject of arranged marriages.
Summary: Parents who force their children into arranged marriages could face jail, under new government legislation.
These are not arranged marriages, they are forced marriages," she said.
Narinder also plans to raise awareness among the wider public of the difference between arranged marriages and forced marriages.
That is the scenario faced by a lot of people faced with the tradition of arranged marriages.