Marriage

Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a social union or legal contract between people called spouses that creates kinship. The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures, but is usually an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged. Such a union is often formalized via a wedding ceremony. In terms of legal recognition, most sovereign states and other jurisdictions limit marriage to two persons of opposite sex or gender in the gender binary, and some of these allow polygynous marriage. In the 21st century, several countries and some other jurisdictions have legalized same-sex marriage. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity. People marry for many reasons, including: legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious. These might include arranged marriages, family obligations, the legal establishment of a nuclear family unit, the...
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Rammohan Vallamkonda
Rammohan Vallamkonda and 5 more commented on the discussion by Ritu Awasthi
43 mins ago
Ritu Awasthi - '30 too late to get married'
Since when has marriage become a rat race against time? Isn't it about getting ready to spend your life with someone you love? Instead of just settling down just because you are past your twenties?Do you think that 30 is way to old to get married? more »
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Deepak Saxena
Deepak Saxena commented on the discussion by Naeem
1 hr ago
Naeem - Global Warming
Holy smoke arising from Hindu funeral pyres, Muslim cemeteries and Buddhist temples are responsible for almost a quarter of the greenhouse gases blamed for global warming on the Indian subcontinent and the melting of the Himalayan glaciers, a new more »
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Kangamuthu S
Kangamuthu S created the Poll
2 hrs ago
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Kangamuthu S
Kangamuthu S created the Poll
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Kangamuthu S
Kangamuthu S created the Poll
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Shankar Manakkal
Shankar Manakkal posted the Blog
2 hrs ago
Top 10 nagging wife dialogues
You love your mother more than meYou don't love me any moreWho were you talking toYou take me for grantedYou have changed after marriageYou have time for your friends and family not for meWhy was your phone busy for so longI left my family for youI do all the work while you sit and watch TV more »
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Alak Niranjan
Alak Niranjan commented on the discussion by Ashish Gupta
2 hrs ago
Ashish Gupta - Should I marry a non-virgin?
Ever since my fiance told me she is not a virgin, I am having nightmares! She confessed to me in our last meeting that she had sex with her first boyfriend and I am NOT ok with it. What should I do?Every time I get physical with her, I keep thinking more »
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A Tiju
A Tiju commented on the poll by Surinder Nigam
2 hrs ago
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