Psychology exam prep


Discuss research into the influence of culture on romantic relationships


Western: Being in a relationship with someone out of your own choice. You are willing fallening in love with them.

Marrying for the benefit of yourself as you want to be look after.

More social mobility therefore more chance of meeting a mate as they live in an urbanised area.

Eastern:  Arranged marriages/forced marriages

Marrying for the benefit of the group: the effects that the marriage could have on the family and the tribe.

Un-urbanised areas where there is a lack of geographical location: they have less of a chance of meeitng someone who they may fall in love with.


It has been found through research that people who are put into arranged marriages…


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