Thus, though marriage often represents a break with parental authority, it also involves a sacrifice of independence. Actually, Shyam, that's my husband's name, didn't want to get married. He may be a very good, well-educated man, but I can’t imagine ever loving him - we have absolutely nothing in common. I am not the person they want me to be.* * *Rajiv was born in Bangladesh but came to Britain whenhe was a child.
Husbands and wives must compromise with each other and learn to make decisions, not alone, as they had done when single, but together. He wanted to wait, but you know his father persuaded him. If my parents had wanted me to remain a passive, dutiful daughter, they shouldn't have let me have a university education. He's now 25 and works for the family business in east London.
Having such a contract means that if such an issue should arise then at least there’s a good basis for a reasonable discussion. I had left school, and was having private tuition actually, at home, to prepare me for my exams. Once they’re married to these ladies from the Philippines or Malaysia, it’s as though they’re on their …………………………9. He says that it’s a good way for men to communicate with Asian ladies by correspondence as well where they can …………………………… Why do you think the family couple chose Asian countries for their business? According to them, an Asian woman can love, honor, obey, treat her husband very nicely all the time as she knows how to please. The way to matrimonial happiness is barred to no one. One shouldn’t look for perfection; one should look for complimentary half of a very imperfect other half. Family life is multifaceted and varies from person to person.
The divorce clauses basically deal with who gets what should the marriage not work out. Read the texts below and say what you think about each story. I: And your father arranged your marriage, is that right? Do you think they are the only factors that predetermine the choice of brides? Don’t you think that some questions on the questionnaire sound indecent? If someone buys a refrigerator, it never occurs to him that it is a bad refrigerator because it cannot play gramophone records on it; nor does he blame his hat for not being suitable for use as a flower vase. But still there are some things that many families have in common. Enumerate all negative effects that watching too much television can have on couch potatoes.2.
It is also a significant event in the family cycle, both for the families of the bride and groom and for the new family formed by the union itself. But I've never been to India, and I feel completely British.
For young people, marriage often marks a break with the authority of their parents (who, together with brothers and sisters, are known as the “family of orientation”), and it is simultaneously a key step in the formation of a new family (the “family of procreation”). R: Well, after a certain time, there was a special day when I went to see his family and he came to see my family. But we - you know - we used to be on the phone every day, we'd see each other regularly, but never without a chaperon. I don't feel like a piece of property that can be negotiated and then sold.
The couple must learn to live together and work out their own changing social roles within the context of the marital unit. And besides, I've met this man my parents want me to marry.
Often an engagement ring, marking this obligation, is given by the man to his intended bride.
The ring not only signifies their intent but also publicly identifies the couple—particularly the woman who wears the ring—as intended spouses, warning off other potential suitors.