Misery, agony, and being in a tragedy are all ideas people may think when they hear of arranged marriages. Arranged marriages can make anyone be skeptical; however arranged marriages may be beneficial to conserving one’s tradition or culture. Arranged marriages allow couples to develop bonds and attractions over time. Even though most people who are not in arranged marriages may think someone is in misery, it has been proven that arranged marriages tend to last longer than non arranged marriages. Having this said arranged marriages are the ideal way to meet your spouse.
Arranged marriages can be beneficial because they allow couples to develop bonds and become attracted to each other over time. Parents tend to marry those similar in fundamental ways. Parents try to “figure out whether something could go [on the wrong track] that could drive people apart” because they would not like to arrange a marriage that may end in a divorce (Lee 01). Parents look for potential son/daughter in law that demonstrates the same interest as their child. If both mates share the same interest, they at least have some qualities in common. Parents can discover unsuitable qualities in a mate before introducing them to their son/daughter. When you are having an arrange marriage other people may notice qualities in that person that that bachelor may not be such a fan of. Instead of wasting your time trying to marry the wrong person, your parents try to “find someone that fits ‘that’ mold” (Lee03). On the other hand, life is too short to be with the wrong person, most people would like to be with someone who shares the same interests. Whether it be blinded by love or only being able to talk to their potential soulmate for a limited amount of time,(deciding if one is actually going to marry that person) parents may discover qualities about that person that may just be a deal breaker. Not to mention, ...
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