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...
One of my very best friend in my office, forwarded this STORY to me today.. its very touching I personally felt and hence thought of sharing with you all!! Hope you would like it and appreciate it!!THE STORY BEGINS....MARRIAGE When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. more »
People have often said that second marriages are a second chance at love and happiness. One of my close friends from back in college recently invited me to her second wedding. We met after ages and got talking and this reunion happened all thanks to more »
I got married to an NRI guy but since I couldn't get a visa immediately after the wedding, so I had to stay back at my parents house and he went back and continue with his job.I have been married for the last 2 years and I have 1 year baby boy, but more »
Damini Berry updated the Blog
on Mar 05, 2014 , 02:26 pm
Want to Look The Best on Your Wedding Day?
All the shopping and preparations for a wedding start several months in advance. But it wouldn’t do for the bride to appear on her wedding day sporting a tired look, dark circles under the eyes and flushed cheeks. So, the bridal beauty treatments should also begin two months to six weeks prior to the wedding day, and not just a week ago. The would-be bride should enrol for a proper bridal beauty package well ahead of the wedding. In this time, she should go for regular manicures and pedicures more »
With 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' releasing, I am just thinking of those good old days when I was not married. Ah, life was so nice and beautiful. I think for me, the biggest side of shaadi has been the fact that I have to cook early in the morning and more »
I was just reading a survey, which stated that dowry remains the fundamental problem in India and it is absolutely true. But I think more than boy's parents and relatives, it's the girl's family that encourages dowry.Even if not asked for anything more »
Going in for an arranged marriage isn’t an easy decision. For the past few months I have been undergoing the process of meeting prospective grooms and I must say it hasn’t been an easy ride.My parents have been looking onto different matrimonial sites to find a perfect match for me. Every day they list down 10-12 suitors, which later come down to only two.While at one hand the idea of having an arranged marriage looks exciting to me because of that curiosity factor involved, but at the sam more »
Everyone wants to jump into this well called 'marriage', and most often people regret having fallen into it. So how does one stay in a marriage and be happy as well ?Why don't you list down how YOU stay happy in your marriage! more »
Senior khap leader, Kuldeep Singh Dhanda shocked everyone when he went to say that same gotra marriages lead to birth of ‘hijras’. Even though there is not scientific proof of the fact and when a scientist even tried to tell them that gotras and more »