A person’s most important relationships are usually within the nuclear family, but connections with one’s extended family are also deeply valued.
Life revolves around the family for most Sri Lankans.
In collectivist cultures such as that of Sri Lanka, the family is the first group a person becomes a member of at birth.
However, arranged marriages are no longer common practice among the younger generation.
There is a rise in ‘love marriages’, which are initiated by the couples themselves.
Although this is not something scientifically explained as to how things happens as per star locations, it is all about belief and faith in Astrology.
Horoscope of a person will depend on the birthday, birth time and the birth place.
Advertising in marriage proposal classifieds section in Sunday news peppers has long been a popular method of finding a partner in Sri Lanka.
But today, with the growing use of the internet, it has been possible to find a partner online.
Description will also target the people whom they try to scam.
For instance, old man can disguise himself to be a young girl ...
The interests of the family are expected to come before those of the individual and loyalty (such as preferential treatment) is shown to fellow family members.