I have to admit, my opinion of arranged marriages… or rather, arranged courting or matchmaking… has always been pretty negative. To me, it was a transaction that could only be compared to something like buying a car. Mr Eligible Bachelor asks people he knows if they have a car for sale or know where he could possible find one. Of course, the car should just be thankful that a buyer even came along — too many cars for sale, not enough buyers. The car goes along, willingly.
Comparison between Arranged Marriage and Western Dating
People Reveal What It’s Like to Be in an Arranged Marriage
Arranged marriages happen in India, and not the rest of the world, we've been raised to think. This sounds simple enough, but arrangedmarriages. Looking at the comments, quite a few people seem to be interested in the idea — and you can see a similar mindset in the reaction to Indian Matchmaking on Netflix as well. At a time when Tinder and OkCupid are catching on in India, why is such a conservative idea like arranged marriages finding a wider audience?
Coming soon to find your life partner
With changing lifestyle, increasing urbanization, greater exposure to western culture and media, our opinions about love and marriages are changing rapidly. When it comes to arranged marriages, Indians seem to have a love-hate relationship! There are several reasons why arranged marriages can have a polarizing effect on our society. One of the torch bearers of this rapidly changing attitude towards arranged marriages. There is a phenomenal growth of dating apps and dating sites for everyone it seems, young singles, senior singles and everyone in between is jumping on board.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Even in traditional families transplanted in Britain that had previously used arranged marriage , have now allowed young adults to use the internet to help pick a mate who their parents would approve of. Despite the fact that in both traditional cultures and modern ones are using these websites to help find a potential spouse, there are differences between the two. In western civilizations, dating was limited to either meeting someone on your own, or being introduced through a friend. However, for many people finding the time to meet someone became increasingly difficult as they would be too focused on work or other activities.