When people think of arranged marriages, they often picture a boy or girl forced into a relationship in which they have absolutely no choice.

It can be said that an arranged marriage in India is not based on feelings, but rather on commitment.

An Indian woman described it as “Here, we get married without having feelings for the person.

The entire issue of arranging a marriage is one of the biggest responsibilities Indian parents face.

What makes this system work in India is a great deal of trust in the choices of one’s parents.

Whereas in the west people do not take the idea of marriage seriously until after they know a person for a number of years or feel like they know everything about the person.

One way of looking at this difference is that after marriage you tend to accept your spouse’s differences and habits more easily than when you have a choice.The truth, surprisingly, is the exact opposite, many of the youth in India prefer arranged marriages, as it gives them the time and the ability to enjoy their youth without the constant worry and struggle of relationships that comes about in western culture.The west generally believe that one needs to have live-in relationship or a long courtship before they can get married to know whether they are sexually as well as generally compatible or not.Typically, the burden for the arrangement of the marriage is on the parents.It is the father’s responsibility to choose and make the arrangements for a husband for his daughter.The divorce rate in India is only 2%, compared to parts of the world where 50% or more of the love marriages end in divorce.