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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Geeta Chopra
Geeta Chopra commented on the discussion by Lipla Bhatt
42 mins ago
Lipla Bhatt - Why change surname after marriage?
I just got married last month and now I have to get my marriage registered in the court. I don’t wish to change my surname and my husband is okay with it but my in-laws are forcing me to change it. I don’t understand how does it make a dif more »
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Radhe Krishna
Javahar Manu Sharma
Javahar Manu Sharma took the poll by Avinash Kumar
2 hrs ago
Avinash Kumar - Genelia desouza
 
Genelia D?Souza & Riteish Deshmukh Baby Picture
 
Heavily Pregnant Genelia D'Souza @ Salman Khan's Sister Arpita Wedding Reception
 
"Khwabon Khwabon" Force Full Video Song | Feat. John Abraham, Genelia D'souza
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Motakhiladi Babloo
Motakhiladi Babloo commented on the blog by Nivedita Gupta
3 hrs ago
Nivedita Gupta - Forced into wife swapping for promotion
They say you marry a man who is like your father. In my case i married a guy who was in the army just like my father. But the similarities end there. My father would never dream of doing what my husband has done. He asked me to be part of a wife swapping party just to get a promotion.Yes it happens. Wife swapping is a dirty secret that exists among army officers. Some do it willingly and some do it because they are forced into it by their immediate seniors.My husband threatened me that he would more »
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Motakhiladi Babloo
Motakhiladi Babloo commented on the discussion by Ritu Awasthi
3 hrs 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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Mohmed Ali
Mohmed Ali commented on the poll by Avinash Kumar
4 hrs ago
Avinash Kumar - Genelia desouza
 
Genelia D’Souza & Riteish Deshmukh Baby Picture
 
Heavily Pregnant Genelia D'Souza @ Salman Khan's Sister Arpita Wedding Reception
 
"Khwabon Khwabon" Force Full Video Song | Feat. John Abraham, Genelia D'souza
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Amit Grover
Amit Grover took the poll by Ashima Singh
5 hrs ago
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Amit Grover
Amit Grover commented on the poll by Ashima Singh
5 hrs ago
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Riya Gupta
Riya Gupta
Suresh K
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