Marriage : A thing of the past?

What does marriage really mean in this day and age? Is it a celebration for finding a life partner? After marriage, the individuals go on to form a secure haven that they call home. A more traditional view of marriage is a unification of two people of opposite gender. Through this uniting they perpetuate their kind through generations. What are the expectations and duties of a husband or a wife ? The newer concepts of gay marriages, roommates of opposite gender and various questions about gender and sexuality complicate this further. So let us revisit the traditional meaning of marriage, evaluate its challenges and finally explore how socioeconomic trends have led to the redefinition of marriage in today’s world. Read more…

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