Relationship Outcomes in Indian-American Love-Based and Arranged Marriages

  title={Relationship Outcomes in Indian-American Love-Based and Arranged Marriages},
  author={P. Regan and Saloni Lakhanpal and Carlos J. Anguiano},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={915 - 924}
The meaning and purpose of marriage, and the manner in which spouses are selected, varies across cultures. Although many cultures have a tradition of arranged marriage, researchers interested in marital dynamics generally have focused on love-based marriages. Consequently, there is little information on relational outcomes within arranged marriages. This study compared relationship outcomes in love-based and arranged marriages contracted in the U.S. A community sample of 58 Indian participants… Expand

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