What to expect during an arranged marriage and moving to America

by | Aug 27, 2020 | Desi Life | 0 comments

In 2020 the term ‘Arranged Marriage‘ started trending, thanks to the Netflix special ‘Indian Matchmaking‘. Before this happened, I had the opportunity to chat with Erica Arsenault on her podcast called ‘The Rising‘. In this podcast episode, I share my Arranged Marriage story and my first thoughts after I moved to America. If you’re a South Asian woman who moved to USA after marriage, you would totally relate to this episode. And for everyone who’s curious about the workings behind Arranged Marriage, this podcast episode is for you!

Podcast Interview about my Arranged Marriage and moving to USA

Arranged marriage is a type of marital union where the brides and grooms are selected by the girl and the boy themselves, with total involvement of the families and social circles of them in the selection process. In some cultures a professional matchmaker may be used to find a spouse for you.

Arranged Marriage Anjali Nair
Our wedding day

If you enjoyed listening to the podcast, I’d love to hear your comments, thoughts, feedback and even questions!