Sunday, January 23, 2011

Ways of acquiring mates

According to Majumdar and Madan there are 8 different ways of acquiring mates
Probationary marriage
In this type of marriage, the prospective spouse  meet each other before their marriage. The boy stays at the sweetheart’s house and they are allowed to stay together. During this period, if the girl conceives, responsibility is to be borne by the man. However, if they are not compatible with each other and the marriage is not solemnized, then the boy have to pay a compensation to the girl’s parents

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