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Marriage: What's Love Got to Do with It? Historically, Very Little
Originally Posted: 02/12/2014 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

On Valentine’s Day, American husbands and wives of every age, faith, and region will shower their beloveds with symbols of undying affection — flowers, chocolates, moonlit dinners, kisses. ...

COMMENTARY: My Parents Arranged my Marriage, and I'm Cool with That
Originally Posted: 02/07/2014 - 4:57pm | Type: Blog

Our marriage is based on our personal beliefs in God and our shared morals and values. Editor’s note: Judilee King, 22, and Glenn Haider, 23, both grew up in the Unification Ch ...

Does Love Last Longer in Arranged Marriages?
Originally Posted: 05/23/2012 - 3:59pm | Type: Blog

The Rev. Sun Myung Moonteaches that romantic love leads to sexual promiscuity, mismatched couples and dysfunctional societies. NEW YORK—Elke Thompson and Sam Quinn got engaged th ...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a (Hindu) Match
Originally Posted: 04/20/2012 - 3:44pm | Type: Blog

Turns out even love can use a little help every now and then, and the age-old practice of arranged Hindu marriages is getting a 21st-century makeover. LOS ANGELES—Kamna Mittal and ...