Marriage is a sacred ceremony wherein the couple exchange vows infront of God. The process called marriage is a proof that the couple love each other and that they will not allow any temptations or challenges destroy their relationship. Once the couple are already married, they do not have any choice rather than to love and embrace the weakness and strengths of each other. Marriage is forever and it is not a game that when you are not anymore happy playing it, you can divert your attention into an another game. It is not like clothes either that when it is no longer the trending fashion, you can just buy one for you.
Parents can be assured that their children are joining a family of similar standing and cultural background, and this, in the long run, makes for a more stable society if your parents' marriage was arranged, and has worked well, then why should you question the custom? The important thing to ensure is that people are never forced into a marriage which will make them unhappy or lead to an unequal relationship where one partner is exploited by the other. This applies in all societies and
The theme of gender roles and marriage are commonly referred in literary works that focus mainly on the dynamic of a family set up. This comparative paper shall focus on the two literary works; ‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin and ‘I’m going’ by Bernard Tristan. The two literary pieces I selected are my personal favorites and appropriate choices to discuss the theme of marriage and gender roles. The two pieces of literature focus on the marriage between Jeanne and Henri as well as Mr. and Mrs. Brently and Louise Mallard. In our society genders roles have become less important to a typically married couple.
She is caught in the middle of a decision to help a friend or keep a secret, a secret in which her company expects her to keep. If she tells Evelyn, her friend, that her nephew Steve might not have a job in a few weeks, she is breaking company policy. If she doesn’t, Evelyn’s nephew Steve could get in over his head with a mortgage for his new house. Jan is torn; she has to think of a way to do right by both her friend, and her company. Jan has been a great friend to Evelyn, and she does not want to ruin that friendship.
Before men and women could marry there was waiting period during courtship. Courtship was thought of as a necessity it was looked at as the bridge to marriage and children. It was a stage of expression where sex-roles were ignored; the main goal was to get to know each other and views on their perspective of the world. Love was not important to them. It wasn’t a romantic love instead they looked for sincerity in their courtship.
This form of relationships may be good and can help people avoid disappointment later. However, civil relations have much more advantages, such as to make both partners more responsible about starting a real family, to give them both social and material guaranties and finally to earn a good reputation for a girl. People preferring consensual marriage say that these informal relations are the best opportunity to know and understand the partner even better. However, there are many other ways to know the partner better, instead of having consensual relations. Those two in love can spend a lot of time together sharing different activities in which each of them can represent him/herself in different spheres of life.
For people who are married, the questions focused around what’s it’s like for them to be married. Most people surveyed have been married for a long time, and most only once. Most would agree that their life got a lot better after marriage, and they do enjoy it. Most would also say that they do think marriage is important. For people who are not married, the questions focused around how they like not being married and would they rather be married.
Marriages are seen as a matter of ancestors, descendants, and property. The Anglo-Saxons saw marriage as a strategic tool to establish diplomatic and trade ties. As a result, history and literature are full of love-smitten couples that chose death rather marriage to the person selected by his/her respective families. People marry for many reasons, including: legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious. Marriages can be performed in a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting.
India’s culture has since forever been based off of religion and the honors of family. From those comes an important aspect of the Indian culture that is the idea of an arranged marriage. An arranged marriage is when, usually the parents or father, of both sides of the family meet with potential suitors to be wed to each other without any true saying coming from mainly the woman herself. Basically the man’s family advertises his achievements, wealth, and well being to other families, and if a family seeking for a husband for their daughter agrees or likes these qualities, a meeting is set between the two families. After the one meeting goes well, they set up a wedding date for the two to become married.
People even arrange marriages to keep their business alive and kicking or to be able to create a merger through the two people who are getting married. So what many people see is instead of people getting married out of love is people getting married for other reasons, unlike people same-sex couples who love each other so much and want to get married legally and