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    Arranged Marriages

    Did you know: arranged marriages account for an estimated 50% of all marriages around the world. That is a staggering number. What is the reason for arranging marriages instead of allowing people to fall in love first?  And who does the arranging of these marriages? Normally the family arranges the marriage, as the parent are wiser and more experienced in what qualities/benefit a marriage needs. So they choose, but the bride and groom have the option to refuse.  Moreover, most arranged marriages are happy, believe it or not.  Statistics – I adore stats! – prove this. Only around 6% of arranged marriages end in divorce. By comparison, more than 40%…