Marriage is considered to be as togetherness of male and female which is filled with love and commitment with each other. Mainly marriages nowadays are done by the choice of parents who choose a perfect bride for their son or by choosing perfect groom for their daughter. Or sometimes there is a growth of love marriage which is also taking place in coming days. Many people nowadays don’t take their marriage relationship seriously,a people did it in the past. In past days both wives and husbands used to take their relationship seriously with commitment and respect towards their relation and they have a happy marriage in those days.
Marriages in past days
In previous days marriages were mainly made with the parent’s interest, they mainly see the economic and political status and community of the people are mainly counted for doing marriage instead of seeing both husband and wive’s personal interest. The idea of choosing their own mates which is based on love is counted as irresponsible and they don’t allow continuing that relation. The couples were not allowed to construct that relationship which is restricted with male dominance.
- In past days people of upper class were married to acquire influential in laws and to control all the business deals
- In middle class, men used to marry women those who would bring handsome dowry to them
- Women were married for social respectability and future financial security
- Farmers were married to have a helping partner for their works and they work each other for their marriage
In past 200 years ago they used to believe that marriages should be based on love and respect towards relationship and mutual satisfaction. Over 150 years later marriages became very gentler than past days and there is a drastic change on men who started wife beating and other legal rights which is followed till 19th century.
Marriages at present
Today marriage relation is fairer and much better and more respectable than any couple in pasts who had never even dared to dream. But same things had made relationship more fulfilling and also more granted and brittle. Many couple work harder than in past to lead their happy marriage and also to live up to their expectation. And also in some cases marriage relation is not maintained by some couples who did not maintain their expectation or one person failed to meet the expectation. With mutual respect to each other the today’s couples are forging very strong relationships unlike the past ones.
- Today the relation of couples being very weak there is an increase in divorce rate, where both wife and husband are tend to fight and argue with each other which is leading to breaking of the relationship
- In today’s world there is no lifelong marriage systems people are more likely having breakups
- Marriage counselling can be taken to overcome from the breakup and from happening it.
Marriages in future
It is expected that couples in future enter into marital relationships without a full understanding and commitment towards the relation. This can lead to frequent misunderstanding and often breaking up their relations.