Quote Originally Posted by philldresser
(arranged marriages are the norm)
The wedding we are attending is an arranged marriage. The amazing thing is that both the bride and groom live and work in the U.S. He is a wall street computer programmer and she is a dentist. The grooms parents, who are our connection, live in Calcutta and are thoroughly modern and encouraged their son to date and find a "love match" The son said, "no mommy, you find me a wife"!

We have been "adopted" by the whole family and it is a wonderful friendship.
(FWIW, they are the ones who warned of thievery!)