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Traditional Relationship

Traditional Or Antiquated Relationships Are Outdated And Obsolete

Traditional relationship is a relationship which is ruled by traditional concepts or old-fashioned norms. They are governed by old-school values and thought system. Traditional relationship comes with a lot of rituals and rites that are slowly becoming outdated. There is general shift away from old style relationships.

It is very rare to find traditional relationships these days in the more modern or evolved cultures and communities. Though it still exist in many of the more conservative cultures and communities. Most orthodox and families in small towns still practices traditional relationships. It’s worth mentioning that traditional relationships are becoming more and more distinct with the passage of time.

In a traditional relationship, the male counterpart takes the majority of the outside responsibilities. They are the sole bread earners. They are responsible to provide income, money, security, safety, etc. The female partner takes the majority of domestic responsibilities. They are the homemakers and are responsible for all domestic and household activities such as cooking, cleaning, décor, kids, etc.

In a traditional relationship, both men and women take different responsibilities. They both support each other where one earns money while the other share domestic obligations. Both partner’s main aim is still the happiness of the relationship. They both work toward common which the advancement of their relationship.

There is fine line that divides the roles of a man and a woman in a traditional relationship. It would be fair to say that the man takes the front seat in taking all major decisions in the relationship. The woman takes a back seat and has very little say in almost anything. There are well defined roles of each partner and they often do their best to do their part with full honesty and integrity. It is generally not acceptable to cross the line that divide the role of each person.

Some people don’t like the traditional relationship because it is highly stigmatized by the modern world. Here, men are often considered to be chauvinist or sexist. They are more dominant and leading in nature. Women are usually considered to be docile or compliant. They are more submissive and passive in nature. Though, this may not always be true as there are many traditional relationships that are very healthy. In fact, traditional relationships are known to have a much higher rate of success and usually lasts forever.

There are advantages as well as disadvantages of traditional relationship. There is nothing too good or too bad about it. It just depends on what your preferences are. A lot has to do with your upbringing and the culture that you belong to. Most of these things are often not in our control. Our society in general has been moving away from traditional relationships.

Traditional relationships will continue to exist because the basic nomenclature of a male and female will never change despite the changes in our values or thinking process. Perhaps the best or the optimum way would be to adopt the traditional relationship wholeheartedly with slight tweaks and modifications so that it is more suitable to the current times. If you can do this, you can have the best of both the worlds. Hence, with a traditional setup along with a modern touch, you can not only have a healthy relationship but also make it last longer.
Date Posted/Updated On: 10/26/2016
Author: ispace1

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