Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka|June 26, 2020
However, in countries in the East like Sri Lanka and India where divorce and a second marriage are frowned upon, marriage is considered most important sacrosanct event in one’s life, if one is to lead a life of a layman. In fact, person’s life as a man or a woman begins with marriage which is the turning point in life either for the better or the worse.
FAILURE IN MARRIAGE MEANS FAILURE IN LIFE
Marriage assumes such unique significance; marriage success has become a synonym for success in life as a whole. Because we know either through experience or acquired knowledge the failure in marriage also in a sense is failure in life.
ONUS IS GREATER ON FEMALE
There is a belief in Sri Lankan society that the success of a marriage depends more on woman than on man. One may argue that this statement is a fallacy, taking up the position that both wife and husband are equally responsible for the success of marriage.
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June 26, 2020