Many people have the perception that arranged marriages are forced, but it is proven to be one the most happiest and nearly all successful marriage. In America, many individuals are unfound of the thoughts of arranged marriage because the majority of the people think it is the parents who force their son or daughter to get to marry to a stranger. When in fact the guy and a girl has the full right to choose their own spouse. If one side denies the proposal the marriage cannot continue. love marriages are allowed is in Islam, but they have some limits set to it and are most likely unsuccessful.
In conclusion, the era in which someone is born in, a person’s religious background, and an individual’s exposure to gay and lesbians are all factors that influence how someone feels about same-sex marriage. In today’s society we are much more accepting to gay marriage due to the amount of exposure we see on a day-to-day basis, but many of our parents and grandparents are against it due to the lack of exposure they experienced growing up as well as their religion. Religion undeniably plays a significant role in positions about any subject, and a major influence on a specific person’s views on same-sex marriage. Regardless how someone’s parents and grandparent’s feel toward gay rights, everyone is entitled to her/his own opinion and belief, and we should respect everyone’s views as we expect and hope our views are respected.
Similarly, the Muslims getting married want their families to find them a likely suitor. While, lastly, marriage is viewed differently across the world, and arranged marriage, may seem unacceptable and incomprehensible to westerns, is a very sensible approach to marriage.
Many people choose to cohabit because they may feel naïve and may not understand what they are feeling or the temptation is too strong to fight. Also, many couples mistake this choice for freedom, thinking they are freer if they cohabit. That is where the virtue of chastity is needed because chastity is the virtue that helps have self-control over pleasures and wants. A chaste person is not driven by urges or passions but can control themselves for the gift of their true selves to their real spouse. God made sex as a way to express our love physically with our spouse after marriage and for procreation, but sex is abused when people use it for nothing more than for physical pleasure.
It is also customary for the two families involved in the arranged marriage to exchange gifts. When parents look for a husband for their daughters they make sure that the suitor doesn’t have a job that requires a lot of moving or a job that can potentially endanger his life. For example, parents of the... ... middle of paper ... ...r ruining the lives of their sons/daughters. Not only is that a consequence of the failed marriage, but the divorce will stay in the family’s background, which makes it harder for other children in the family to get married in the future. While arranged marriages are still a common practice, and some girls believe that there are benefits from the arranged marriage, some future brides feel uncertain and scared of getting married because it would mean that they would have to leave the comfort of their home.
Lebanon is a country very well known for its strict religious Muslims upbringing (Lebanon 2011). Because of the country’s religious background, sexual relations and sexuality remains a notorious topic that is not discuss amongst others. According to Article 534 of the Lebanese Penal Code, it is forbidden to participate in sexual relations that go against what the Lebanese citizens consider as laws of nature, such as homosexuality, adultery, sodomy, and fornication. If they were to be caught, punishment of a year or more in prison will be the result of the crime (LGBT rights in Lebanon 2011). Not only does Lebanon’s laws and strict religion prevents citizens in partaking what they consider a devious act, their society also plays a large role in attempting to stop homosexuality to spread throughout their country.
The reasoning is the same as anyone who wants to get married to the person whom he or she loves. It is normal thought. It seems like it should be easy to accept these opinions. However, it is very difficult to accept because marriage traditionally has been between a man and a woman, and this has been the tradition for a long time. Therefore, some religions refuse to recognize homosexuality, but refuting it shouldn’t be seen as a problem because of the separation of the church and state.
Through researching women in the Islamic communities, there will be a thorough exploration of the negative implications that this thought process and sense of self has on these women. In the Muslim world, many believers consider sexual relations between a married couple to be a form of ibadah, or worship, and the patriarchal principles have downplayed sexuality and embodiment. Women are expected to please their husbands sexually whenever they are approached, because their religion affirms sexuality and sexual relations as being linked to a man’s physical needs and desires. Additionally, Muslim women have been taught that having sex with their husbands would be seen as an act of charity and would please God, and that they should comply even if their husbands are abusive to them in any way. These principles have also led Muslim women to understand religious discourses in relation to sexuality and live their lives according to those ideals.
To highlight the complexity of this issue, Appiah relates this situation to lesbian and gay people in religious families. Telling your parents you’ve changed into something that they don’t find acceptable is a big risk, one that can change the rest of your life. Such a decision is not to be made lightly. That being said, Appiah recommends that the woman tell her parents the truth about her new outlook on life because it’s necessary to continue a relationship with them, as opposed to living a lie every time she is around them. He also says, should the woman not tell her parents, that she shouldn’t lie about it if she is asked.
This is believed because it 's learned from everywhere that marriage is the ultimate expression of love. However, throughout history it have been shown that some believe not everyone deserve the privileges of marriage. Many people are single because their marriage would be seen as “unorthodox” and they can risk being harassed, assaulted, or discriminated. Some people were raised with the ideology that marriage is between two people that love each other. Then society limited marriages to only men and women and the same race.