Culturally, there is an emphasis on marriage and children. Suruchi Sharma wrote about the social pressures she faces while living as a single woman in Mumbai. She says “in India, a girl's identity revolves around her marriage,” additionally she mentions the most desirable qualities for women in matrimonial sites are “family-oriented, homely, and not too much into career." Despite the bitter and resentful tone in her article, one can easily extract the cultural perspective on marriage and children. There is an expectation that young adults (males and females in their twenties) will get married and s...
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