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Dating practices in different cultures

Today, many of us face an extremely unpromising dating scene, taken over by a selfish hookup culture in which compassionate long-term relationships have been replaced with an irrational fear of commitment.

In general, the people of India tend to marry within their community whether that community exists within India or those of Indian decent living in other countries.

While arranged marriages are still common in India, love marriages have gained in popularity.

Historically, Eastern cultures are known to be collectivist and family oriented. Survival of the tribe or family is always the essential goal, even if it involves sacrificing one’s personal preferences every once in awhile.

As a first generation Iranian-American immigrant, this is a fascinating dilemma for me.

During that period, they will have time to get to know each other and do all other things normal Western couples would do, with the minor difference that they are assured it is going to go somewhere serious.

As a young adult living in 21st century America, hearing this honestly didn’t sound too bad to me.

However, in Western society, we also are free to choose our dating partners.