Arranging marriages is not an outdated practice. They are a part of contemporary cultural and religious beliefs today.
In fact, I know of couples who have had arranged marriages, and they have created lasting unions and happy families. If I had not left the religion that I was raised in, there was a great chance that I would have consented to an arranged marriage, too, because I believed at the time that it was an act of religious faith.
But I'm thankful that I no longer belong to that religion and have married a man of my own choosing. We have been married for over 26 years, and we're very much in love still. The Arranged Marriage
My next article is about the pros and cons of arranged marriages. Yes, there can be some benefits!