India, Haiti: Matrimonials

India-based Haitian blogger NatifNatal ponders (Fr) India's matrimonials. Whereas in the West, she says, people fall in love and then marry, “here you marry the one your parents chose along many parameters such as caste, religion, income, dowry etc… and then, after many years of joint living, you just can't do without him.”

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  • Interesting, though sounds a bit cynical. I know so many people “who are putting up with each other” even after having “lived together” and having been “in love”. I don’t think, in a day to married life, there is any difference between a “love marriage” and “arranged marriage”. What finally matters at the end of the day is “how well we manage life”.

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