It is a big task to find the right person to marry. And even when you do, it can get to another level of confusion to figure out if that choice is the right one after all. Choosing the one to marry is an important decision, beyond all understanding. It can change one’s life in every possible way and even make things tougher and emotionally-draining if the marriage goes sideways. The decision is difficult, without a doubt, but what can put one’s mind at ease is the truth. There is always the probability of lies and pretensions but the truth can liberate us and protect us from many unforeseen sufferings.
When families are...
The culture of carrying out an arranged marriage in India is not new, rather more individuals from the current generation are gravitating towards the concept of marrying someone chosen via an arranged set-up, and they couldn’t be more excited about it. Several millennials seem to be finding significance in the value of an arranged marriage, thus the spike in pre-matrimonial investigations. Even though arranged marriages have been a part of our societal structure since centuries, investigating the new family, particularly the bride/groom-to-be, has been a necessary step, and for good reason.
The ancestors designed arranged...
Understanding one’s prospective partner, before getting married to them, is an extremely beneficial step - its importance cannot be stressed enough. Deciding to spend a lifetime with one person, accepting all of their flaws and quirks, and appreciating the goodness that they bring along, is a lot to absorb. An addition of incessant drama can be pretty taxing for anyone, especially when it is uncalled for, and based on any sort of deceit and lies. This is why it is essential to be careful throughout the process of scouting one’s life partner. There are many methods to begin the process - from word of mouth to matrimonial...
In today’s day and age, security plays a major role in keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe. The kind of security that we seek for or endeavour to keep is an active one, instead of the former dormant one where we never really took actions to keep ourselves safe. But now, threats, of all sorts, have escalated beyond our wildest imaginations. Besides horrifying instances that we read about every day, there are also cyber threats and other tech-based invasions that can turn life-threatening. Protection has become a full-time job nowadays, and require us to hire professional security to safe keep our places of work and home. Read...
Since the yesteryears, background checks have been known to be a part of wedding proceedings. It was considered to be a natural part of the entire process. Relatives and close friends would discreetly seek information about the prospective family and share it with the parents in question, to decide according to their findings. There wasn’t any fuss about the unavoidable step required to ensure that not only the bride and groom but also the two families would gel with each other in the probable future. No one frowned upon it like many people do these days, and everyone understood the nature of the requirement to respectfully discover...
The internet is a great place to connect with people spread across the globe but it can also turn out to be the worst ‘black hole’ where people are easily duped. Read on to know what all shady characters are capable of, and how to evade those immoral intentions - for yourself and your loved ones.
1. Tread Carefully
There are many stories, told in first-person or where it happens to be the story of a distant friend, where people meet online and instantly fall in love. Such stories are usually distorted versions of facts, conveniently tweaked for dramatic effect, but end up giving false hopes to many hopeful hearts...
The entire world is on the internet these days. People access the web for varied activities - while some watch movies, others go online to shop; some look to reconnect with old friends while many look for prospective partners and spouses. Matrimonial websites are a huge hit across the globe. In India, they are taking over the middlemen (pandits, barbers, distant relatives etc) who’d earlier bring the marriage proposal from one family to another.
Online platforms have taken over and how. Today, there are innumerable websites that are earning millions by providing the service of connecting interested men, women, and their families...
Be it couples who are about to get hitched through an arranged set-up or because of a love relationship culminating into marriage - all of such relationships require a lot of hard work. There are many factors in a relationship that need time and care to nurture them. It is essential to make efforts for one another, also for extended families, for a healthy and loving future.
Following are some of the key areas that need to be given special attention to, In order to cultivate the relationship, especially prior to the wedding:
Before a couple gets married, whether they have known each other for long or not,...
Marriages are quite a big deal in India, and wedding celebrations officially kick start a long line of family gatherings that await the two new families. Before the pomp and show, there are few key areas of interest that must be addressed before stepping into the larger-than-life chapter of marriage. Two people joining hands for life must not be taken lightly and all the precautions to protect one’s self and their families is of great importance.
Frowned Upon or Not
It is one thing to trust a person but another thing altogether to blindly trust a person. Especially in the case of marriage, people must come clean about their...
In India, marriage is a big deal and it is so mandatory that often, not enough attention is given to the details. Most of the times, people are in such hassle that certain things they simply end up overlooking. It is important to take precautionary measures before things go out of hand.
Men and women who are single and looking forward to holy matrimony should always investigate the other party. Before any proposal comes in, it is important to do proper investigation. The process needs to be highly systematic and it is equally important to keep it confidential.
Among families, investigation activities are not...
Healthy and happy relationships base on trust and earning trust is a lifetime job. As life passes by, there comes a time when one has to settle in life. By settling means, getting married and starting a family. Everybody thinks of settling down some day or the other. For someone, it could be 25, and for someone, it is 35. It is a matter of time and decisions.
If marriage is on your mind then there is a lot to understand here. People are often worried when it comes to finding the right person for their lifelong partnership. It is important to keep things transparent so that people spend a happy life.
Do you fall in the same...
Arranged marriages are still the most common form of tying the knot in India. Recently a study showed that 13 in every 1000 marriages end up in divorce. Not only is this a high number but it is also on the rise. Therefore, it is no surprise that the biggest concern of parents is to ensure that they get their daughter or son married to a suitable and lifelong partner.
A successful marriage is built on two primary pillars - trust and transparency. In an arranged marriage, people can often be misled or misinformed about the truth regarding their prospective in-laws. There have been numerous cases where the true colors of in-laws or the...