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Real People Living In Arranged Marriages Share What It’s Really Like

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It's not always what it seems!

In most Western cultures, the ideal marriage comes after finding a “soulmate,” dating to make sure they’re the right one, and deciding to settle down together. However, that simply isn’t the case in all cultures. It is the tradition of many that marriages are arranged by family members for financial or social gain, and for some, they don’t spend much time getting to know their future spouse before the wedding.

Most people have a conception of arranged marriages as being forced or unstable, but these people opened up about their personal experience with their traditions — and they’re more positive than we thought!

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