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DISCUSSION ESSAY "THE BENEFITS OF ARRANGED MARRIAGE OUTWEIGH THE DRAWBACKS" DISCUSS Arranged marriage is a marriage between a man and a woman under the selected and arranged by the parent of the couple. The parents negotiate and select some spouses who they think would be good matches for their children, and let them visit to each other individually, so the children can choose for themselves. Arranged marriage is very common in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Most people in these countries believe that arranged marriage can help the marriage stronger and happier, and it could be pleasant experience for both parties because they can have so many options and benefits. ...read more.


Young people in most Asian cultures always trust in their parent, and they believe that the parent with so many experiences can help them to find the best partner for them easily. Moreover, arranged marriage can improve social standings of a family. As can be seen the divorce cases in Saudi Arabia is just about 2,000 cases in 2008, while the divorce rate in the UK is about 136,000 cases in 2008. (Divorce rate jumps in 2008, Arab news - Divorce in the UK). The couples also have a financial advantage when they accept an offer from their parents. ...read more.


On the other hand, arranged marriage is not build on love, so it can lead to violence in family. In some cases the husband can be abusive to the wife without any reason. Another problem is stressful, the couples can bear with the partnership for whole life because a religious or have respect for their parent. In conclusion, arranged marriage is very complicated issue all over the world, the term "arranged marriage" need to understand exactly and the couples must have a right to choose their spouses. On the other hand, the law system would be considered building tightly, making the fair and avoiding forced marriage in social life. ...read more.

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