Essay on Modern Romance : What People Want Out Of A Relationship?

735 Words Sep 22nd, 2015 3 Pages
Modern Romance is a book that opens your eyes to different things. The author Aziz Ansari main purposes of this book it to take a look into love. He often compares the present with the past. He looks at how people met, where they met and what do they want out of a relationship. He did multiple studies to figure out things about romance. With all the results and information given in the book it will bring a lot of things to your mind, either consciously or unconsciously. It is also entertaining to get a view of how people loved back in the day. He always studied international love and it was like a whole different love world. A symbolic change mentioned in Modern Romance is what people want out of a relationship. This has changes over the course of the years. During the industrial revolution time period everyone was living on farms and needed to create a family so they can work. Men during this time would think like I need a women that can make me babies and clothes. A woman on the other hand was looking for a man who can farm so she can be able to eat. This is what they normally would base their marriage off of. Then during the marriage often times they would grow feeling for each other. “Marriage was too vital an economic and political institution to be entered into solely on the basic of something as irrational as love” (Ansari and Klinenberg 2015;23-24) The concept of marriage is fairly different today. “When we do marry, we are marrying for love. We are finding our…

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