Type: Resource:

Navigating Arranged Marriage Search (Support Group)

  • Date Sunday, Jun 16 - Jul 14, 2024 (4 Sessions)
  • Time @ 10:30am - 11:45am
  • Event Medium Online
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Event Description

Join our closed support group that delves into arranged marriage as a potential partner-seeking path, and helps navigate its intricacies.

Group Type: Support Group

Goals of the Group:

Our aim is to foster a secure, contemplative, and non-judgmental atmosphere for members to share their experiences, challenges, and concerns related to the arranged marriage process. This is beneficial for individuals currently navigating the process as well as those considering it as an option.

Session Overview:

Session 1: Reflecting on Individual Contexts

  • Examining the arranged marriage process within participants’ socio-cultural backgrounds
  • Sharing personal experiences about opting for an arranged marriage
  • Discussing individual difficulties and concerns surrounding the process

Session 2: Exploring Initial Stressors

  • Navigating the selection process
  • Managing family expectations and involvement
  • Considering preferences against non-negotiables

Session 3: Getting to Know Prospective Partners

  • Adopting a mindful approach
  • Discussing the difference between chemistry and compatibility
  • Balancing vulnerability with self-preservation
  • Establishing boundaries around physical intimacy

Session 4: Yes, No and After

  • Addressing challenges around saying No
  • Coping with setbacks and rejections
  • Balancing impressing the family with setting boundaries
  • Managing time pressure and determining certainty
  • Group check-in

Please Note:

The session topics, order, and other details may be adjusted based on the group members’ and facilitators’ needs and preferences.

  • Date: Sunday, Jun 16 - Jul 14, 2024
  • Time: @ 10:30am - 11:45am
  • Number Of Sessions: 4
  • ETA:
  • Event Medium: Online
  • Organized By: Organized By The Community
  • Address: Zoom/Google Meet
  •   Fee:   ₹ 3,000 - 5,000  
  • Notes from the organizer: Program Fee - INR 3000 for India-based participants | INR 5000 for participants outside India
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