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A Beautiful Girl and a Rich Boy

| 01/08/2019 | 0 Comments

Dear Readers,

In a marital bond there are many aspects that impact the relationship than what is assumed by a majority as necessary. In a majority of matrimonial advertisements, a beautiful girl and a rich boy are sought for a marriage proposal. A few such advertisements are cited below:

•Looking for Engineer (B.Tech / MS) from decent family, well settled in Gulf, USA or Middle East.
•Looking for well settled boy doing job or business in India or Abroad from good family
•Looking for Post Graduated well settled boy in India/Abroad from Decent Family; Bride should be fair, Graduate or PG, from decent Family
•Parents invite alliance for their Daughter Aged 26 years, Height 5′-3″, MBBS. Very fair & beautiful: Looking for well educated Masters, Doctorate, Engineer Groom from USA , CANADA, LONDON.
•My Daughter is Aged 23 year. She is very beautiful, silent nature, calm, and sharp feature bride. We are looking for a groom Age: 25-29 yrs Height 5.4 to 5.7,well settled groom, Graduate or post graduate, Own Business, private job or Govt Job, from a good family background.
•My Daughter is Age 23 yr Height 5.3 B.com. we are looking for a groom Age: 25-28 yrs Height 5.4 to 5.7, well educated well settled in abroad or Gulf countries from a good family background.
•We are looking for a professional, educated or suitable groom for our sister – 37 years old, never married, MS US citizen, attractive, fair complexion, 5’ 1” height.
•Looking for a good match for our sister. 34 years old, 5 ft 5″, never been married, Associate in Arts/Vocational Nursing, US Permanent resident.
•Parents invite proposals for son, 40 years, 6’-2”, handsome and very healthy, MBA from UC Irvine, owns very successful health care business – seeking attractive, fair color, minimum 5’-3”, educated, girl.

However, a potential mate apart from beauty and wealth is also expected to have certain traits which make or mar a relationship. In one illustrious study of love in 1986, Psychologists David Buss and Michael Barnes asked people to rank 76 characteristics. What do you value most in a potential mate? The winner wasn’t beauty or wealth, it was: Kind and understanding, followed by; Exciting personality” and Intelligence. In another survey the mate preferences were as follows:

•good heredity
•kind & understanding
•healthy
•religious
•exciting personality
•creative & artistic
•good housekeeper
•Intelligent
•wants children
•easygoing
•physically attractive

Should marriage proposals be limited only to beauty and wealth?

Category: Marital Awareness

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Fayaz Pasha is from Bangalore, India. He is an Author, a certified Life Coach, a Certified NLP Practitioner, a blogger and a Toastmaster.

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