Modern Day Marriages

Marriage is a beautiful legal bond between man and woman by which they become husband and wife. It’s a new chapter in both bride and groom’s life where each of them step into a new phase of life of becoming a new person. Marriage means more responsibilities and expectations from each other. In Indian culture, a marriage not only binds two persons but also bring together two families. Indian Marriages are more like a religious ceremony than a social function. It is one of the greatest event in the Indian family.


Arranged marriages have been a part of Indian society for ages and it is a critical responsibility of parents and other relatives of both bride and groom to find a suitable life partner for them.In Indian society, traditional arranged marriage means marring to someone unappealing without any say in the matter. It is believed that traditional arrange marriages are required to maintain social satisfaction and also enable elders to preserve their family values and principles. In the past, the age of traditional arrange marriage was quite young.


In modern arranged marriage, the prospective bride or groom has a lot more say as to who they will eventually marry.Things have progressed a lot from past, now girl and guy both meet each other and if they don’t  like each other, they can easily say that this marriage will not work out. However in traditional arrange marriage, girl or guy may wind up marrying a person who they do not want to get married to but its  realised only  after they are  married to that person.That’s why Modern day Marriages are more successful as people get to know each other before marrying. In modern arrange marriage, in order to have a good match the age of bride and groom is an important criteria. The preferable age for girls is around 25 or 26 and for guys no later than 30. Arranged marriages take everything in account especially economic standing of the families. It is a way of ensuring financial security of the bride.


Indian Matrimonial websites are playing important role in Modern day arranged Marriages. Matrimonial websites register users, after which they are able to upload their profiles into a searchable database maintained by websites. Those users looking to find suitors search the database with customized searches like  nationality, age, gender, religion   etc. Matrimonial websites basically take all the requirements from potential bride or groom and they come up with certain replies which they think could match their requirements. An important part of our matchmaking process is getting to know the customers and build a bond of respect, privacy and trust. These Matrimonial websites do a thorough research on the background, personality, life partner specifications and complete understanding of the expectations to help to find your true happiness.


Indian Matrimonial services are especially popular in India and among Indians settled overseas, as an alternative of arrange marriages. Parents choose several possible candidates before arranging a meeting with the family of the prospective spouse. The couple often has the chance to go to blind “date.” The parents sometimes exert a small amount of pressure on who they should marry, it is only because they want their children to be happy. In this globalization era, where the world has become very small, the same is happening for online matrimonial services where we get to choose our  life partners from any part of the world unlike earlier days where finding a groom or a bride was restricted to certain areas as parents or relatives used to use their social networks to locate potential brides and grooms of appropriate social and economic status. Now in this changing world, parents are accepting life partner for their children from  different religion, caste, country however earlier days it was a big no-no from them.

In modern India, arranged marriages are very much in demand because people have high expectations, with a list of requirements. Dowry is becoming much less common these days. Rather it’s the amount that the family will be spending on the wedding that’s important. However in some communities ,they decide before the wedding what things to be given as dowry and how much they want to spend on the wedding but in other communities it is just what they want to give happily to their daughters to make her feel more comfortable. Marriages are also becoming a platform to show the status. The fashion, the fabulous clothing of the women and the men can be seen in any grand modern Indian wedding. Modern Indian  Marriage is an grand, expensive and emotional event full of religious rituals and customs. In India, a wedding means a grand feast and loud celebrations.

Indian marriage is conducted on a large scale so requires good planning to go smoothly. Now a days, wedding planners takes up all the responsibilities of  pre and post wedding preparation  for arranging a grand wedding within the budget. They arrange all wedding functions with different themes. They make the marriage occasion as special memorable occasion.


Marriage is truly rewarding in life and communication is the heart of a successful marriage. Acceptance is another important ingredient of successful marriage. To accept your spouse for who they are. As long as both husband and wife keep in mind that nothing is perfect and priorities need to be revisited in every stage of life and corresponding actions need to be taken, the couple will manage to find the right answers for their specific situation. Share your dreams and goals and find ways to support each other to make them happen in both big and tiny ways. The dynamics in married life can be changed by changing your action instead of changing your partner’s action. If we start blaming and criticizing each other,than it results in disconnection and eventually divorce. Marriage is about suitable and compatible life partner and commitment and it is the most important element in life that keeps a relationship going. A healthy balance in life is key to success to any relationship. The last but not least any problem in married life must be addressed with love.


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