Arranged marriages ‘more likely to last’, says study


Experts have backed the findings of a landmark study which found that arranged marriages are more likely to last than getting hitched for love. They have welcomed recent research which found that 45 per cent of mothers from a Pakistani or Bangladeshi background described themselves as “very happy” in their relationship, compared with 34 per cent of white mothers. The women, who identified themselves as Christian and Muslim, said they were very happy with their partners, 45 per cent and 43 per cent, respectively, compared with 32 per cent of non-religious mums. The survey was carried out by Harry Benson…

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