Dating vs courtship

02-Mar-2020 08:52

It’s not like the couple see each other on the wedding day for the first time or just once before the wedding. There is usually a period of months or even a year or more after the couple are engaged and before the wedding, where the couple get to know each other, meet, talk and discuss the future.This time after the engagement to the wedding day is sort of the dating period for the couple.Typically, the burden for the arrangement of the marriage is on the parents.It is the father’s responsibility to choose and make the arrangements for a husband for his daughter.Arranged marriages have always been a debatable subject.It is in the major outlook on relationships that Indians are vastly different, in the way they perceive the institution of marriage, to those beliefs of other countries especially in the west.It might seem like an easy matter for a father to arrange his daughter’s marriage, but religion and caste systems make it a daunting task.

You have nothing left to keep the marriage together if you get married according to feelings and then the feelings go away.” In India, a relationship between two people is something that is presumed to be fostered and created throughout a lifetime of marriage.

Whereas in the west people do not take the idea of marriage seriously until after they know a person for a number of years or feel like they know everything about the person.

One way of looking at this difference is that after marriage you tend to accept your spouse’s differences and habits more easily than when you have a choice.

Also, since the majority of Indians are Hindu, and Hindu’s believe strongly in astrology, the perspective couple’s horoscopes are be analyzed and “suitably matched” or the marriage cannot take place.

Additionally, the father will want to make sure that his daughter is marrying into a good family, so a lot of investigation takes place before the arrangements are made.

You have nothing left to keep the marriage together if you get married according to feelings and then the feelings go away.” In India, a relationship between two people is something that is presumed to be fostered and created throughout a lifetime of marriage.

Whereas in the west people do not take the idea of marriage seriously until after they know a person for a number of years or feel like they know everything about the person.

One way of looking at this difference is that after marriage you tend to accept your spouse’s differences and habits more easily than when you have a choice.

Also, since the majority of Indians are Hindu, and Hindu’s believe strongly in astrology, the perspective couple’s horoscopes are be analyzed and “suitably matched” or the marriage cannot take place.

Additionally, the father will want to make sure that his daughter is marrying into a good family, so a lot of investigation takes place before the arrangements are made.

A daughter is said to marry into a family in India.