Many people have a pretty major misunderstanding of the topic of arranged marriages and in fact have a fairly negative attitude regarding arranged marriages.
The best way to understand the reasoning behind such cultures is to put aside your own beliefs, opinions, and preconceived ideas in order to see more clearly before dismissing it as wrong.
The fact that an arranged marriage is actually preferred in many cases in India, and may even indeed be a healthy and happier form of love than the marriages experienced in the west comes as somewhat of a shock or at least a surprise to most.
Many Indians look at marrying a person they don’t know, gives one “a lifetime to learn to love them”, as opposed to the American ideal of learning a person inside and out before entering into marriage.
Preparing for Courtship Courting a Woman Deciding if Marriage is the Next Step Community Q&A Courtship is different from dating in that it is a more traditional form of getting to know a woman, based on spending time with her in public settings, learning about her, and ultimately making the decision if marriage is in the future.
Courtship is not so much about regulations, but it's more concerned with selflessness, friendship, and commitment.
Acknowledging that there are many variations, let’s take a look at some Amish dating customs The Setup Amish courtship traditionally begins at age 16 for the boys and age 14-15 for the girls.Arranged marriages have always been a debatable subject.It is in the major outlook on relationships that Indians are vastly different, in the way they perceive the institution of marriage, to those beliefs of other countries especially in the west.The main problem in a lot of relationships is women don’t know what men want.While the differences may seem vast, they’re pretty simple when you break it down.