An Introduction Of The Class Marriage And Family Essay

832 Words Jul 29th, 2015 4 Pages
An introduction to the class Marriage and Family. A few key topics that I will be discussing will be about arranged marriages, dating Lebanese couple that fight for civil arranged marriages, and saying no to domestic violence. Rules for every different religion and forced marriages. LGBT families and relationships, attraction, mate selection, and romantic relationships.
I thought that the week three lesson course was the most interesting. From learning about Lebanon’s first marriage to the eighteen different sects. That this particular country had fifteen sets of rules for every different religion. There was an equal and identical marriage rights. I definitely thought it was unfair that they had enforced laws that weren’t even realistic. I especially feel bad for that girl and everything she had suffered her life in order to eventually get to the point of a civil and forced upon marriage. I could never imagine what it would be like to fight for an arranged marriage that she didn’t want. Then having her overhear that these family friends were telling her parents that a bullet costs less than a dollar. In other words, meaning she isn’t worth anything to her family or anyone. Finding out something so hurtful and scary like that has to be pretty awful. Even though she was pretty much stuck in that situation, I would still try to find out a way to get out of the situation as soon as possible. This definitely made me think more about my life and be thankful that I don’t have to…

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