arranged marriages
marrying only with parental consent
Will Parents STOP Trying To Control Their Kids’ Lives In The Name Of Culture, Already?

School children will pledge to marry only with parental consent in an event today in Surat. Really? When will parents stop trying to control kids? And do 14-15 year olds need to worry about marriage?

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Why Do Parents Want A ‘Well-Settled Boy’ For Their Daughter In An Arranged Marriage?
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The 'arranged marriage' system has its pros and cons, but the trend of parents still wanting a 'well-settled boy' is a backward step from gender equality.

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“I Will Get Married When I Want To” – An Open Letter To Those Who Have A Problem With It

Indeed! I am a 20-something millennial who is ranting about marriage, but who isn’t? This open letter goes out to all those impatient folks who are constantly advising me to 'get settled'. 

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A Nikaah At 20, Talaq Within A Year, Life Hasn’t Been Easy Even As A Working Woman

I was married at 20, and divorced within a year. Since then, I have been facing society's tainted way of looking at divorced women. When will this change?

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Despite The Furore Caused, Marrying An Army Man Has Been The Best Decision Of My Life
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I opted for marrying an army man in an arranged marriage all those decades ago when such a thing was unheard of in my family - but it has given me my best memories!

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Was It An Imperfect Marriage… Or Something Else Nameless?

As he came closer, I felt a surge of electricity run through my body. I had never been with a man who could arouse me with just his intelligence and choice of words because I had never met one.

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