Research Paper On Arranged Marriage

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Arranged marriage ? So, what ?

Starting off, I would like to address that instead of interviewing two couples

for this project, I interviewed three couples just so that I can compare them. I

had so much fun doing it. I interviewed my parents, my grandparents and one of

my siblings. So I am going to classify my parent and my grandparent as an older

couple and the younger, my generation couple would be my brother and his

wife. From my observation, when the older couple was answering their question,

they seem more calm, playful, cheeky whereas when the younger couple who

participated in this interview, they were more serious, and straight to the point.

It’s funny because I was expecting it to be the other way round. I also
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From their stories, I found out

that both my mother and my grandmother were against getting married at that

time. They both had their own reasons. But what made me envy them is despite

their unwillingness at the beginning, they still managed to come so far in life with

their partner. My parents have been together for 31 years and my grandparents

have been together for 52 years.

I don’t know if it’s the arranged marriage thing, or both of the couples are from

the same cultural background or both of them were brought up the same way, to

me, they literally had the same style of love which are ludus and storge. They

know they are there for each other no matter what, and nothing is going to make

them turn back. I envy this kind of relationship. I can see their sincerity to each

other, I see how happy they are being around each other and I see the

commitment they have for each other. I would admit that it is not easy to find

this kind of love these days. Also, when I asked them to share with me a little

info about their relationships, they kept on telling me all their sweet memories

together which I did not expect from them. They were telling me how they

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