What It’s Like to Make Love When Your Marriage Was Arranged?

Dec 16, 2016 at 3:28 pm |

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 be 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. Once the ceremony ends, what happens on the wedding night of two people who just met?

Tired Wedding bride

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It’s hard to believe that someone would allow themselves to be wed to someone they don’t even know because their family arranged it. But what happens after?

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