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ARRANGED MARRIAGE

What it is and what successful marriages can teach us

DEFINITION .

Love-based Marriages Arranged Marriages .

Japanese Southeast Asian Hasidic 4 .

DIVORCE RATES 50 40 30 20 10 0 India US UK 60 .

WHY DO THEY WORK? Compatibility & Familiarity Practical approach Expectations & Tolerance Paradox of Choice .

WHY DON’T THEY WORK? Lack of Intimacy & Love Incompatibility Non-Homogenous .

LESSONS Arranged marriage is not Evil Arranged marriage is on a decline Parents and elders should have a larger say More practical approach Conclusion .

2012 90 PERCENT OF MARRIAGES IN INDIA AND 60 PERCENT OF ALL MARRIAGES IN THE WORLD ARE ARRANGED.COM/NODE/21526329 MARRIAGE RESEARCH ROBERT EPSTEIN’S ARTICLE “FALL IN LOVE AND STAY THAT WAY” APPEARED IN THE JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010 ISSUE OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MIND AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY. HTTP://ABCNEWS.ECONOMIST. STUDY ON ARRANGED MARRIAGES IN ORTHODOX JEWISH COUPLES .000 HTTP://WWW. NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILY GROWTH RESEARCH DATE: 9.12. THE RATE IS 2 PER 1.COM/2020/STORY?ID=6762309&PAGE=1 IN ASIA AS A WHOLE.GO.REFERENCES DIVORCE RATES SOURCE: CDC.