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What’s It Like to Make Love After an Arranged Marriage?

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Yes, people still do arranged marriages today

It sounds like a nightmare: Being forced to wed someone that you don’t even know and then expected to be intimate and have children with them. But some cultures around the world still see it as an endearing tradition that’s more about joining two entire families instead of joining two people in a marriage. Sometimes, they work out quite well, but other times, things go horribly wrong for the couple. Once the ceremony is over and the guests leave, what happens on the wedding night of two people who just met?

Husband wife holding hands rings wedding marriage

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Would you marry someone you don't know because your family expected it?