A recent survey reveals that young Indians think that marriage will bring them emotional and financial stability. Matchmaking service www.shaadi.com recently conducted a survey to understand the sentiments of singles towards marriage. About 20.5 percent men and 23.1 percent women said "can't wait to get married" and 12.2 percent men and 10.3 percent women said "not for me". While 18.2 percent men and 13.2 percent women said they were "not sure". ‘It is very encouraging to see that the youth of today look at marriage in a positive light and, more importantly, they have a realistic view of life after marriage.’ When people who said "not for me" were asked why, 35.1 percent men and 27.2 percent women said "Don't want responsibility", followed by 23.2 percent men and 21.3 percent women who said "Don't believe in the institution". About 26.3 percent men and 20.3 percent women said "Don't want long-term commitment", followed by 15.4 percent men and 31.2 percent women who said "fear change". When they were asked what was the biggest benefit of getting married, 25.7 percent men and 34.7 percent women said "emotional anchor", 33.7 percent men and 20.1 percent women said "financial stability", followed by 40.6 percent men and 45.2 percent women who said "lifelong companion". The online poll received over 14,700 responses from (women -- 47 percent and men -- 53 percent) single Indians aged between 25 and 32. Gourav Rakshit, CEO of Shaadi.com, said in a statement: "We have always believed that marriage in India is about 'when' and not 'if'. It is very encouraging to see that the youth of today look at marriage in a positive light and, more importantly, they have a realistic view of life after marriage. "Finding a partner who can offer you emotional as well as financial compatibility is very important for a relationship to be successful."Source: IANS << Be Careful! Your Social Bias Rubs Off on Your Children Fix Price of Stents by March 1, Delhi High Court Directs Ce... >> Recommended Reading Women Less Likely to Do Volunteer Work After Marriage Wives who have a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work for the wider community, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well, says a study. READ MORE Not All Shotgun Marriages are Rocky New research finds the proportion of shotgun marriages increasing among some groups of women and that not all shotgun marriages are as rocky as one might think. READ MORE Early Childhood Experience Impacts Marriage Later In Life Men who grew up in caring homes were more adept at managing stressful emotions when assessed as middle-aged adults. READ MORE Divorce: Pros and Cons Divorce can be traumatic for children and create a sense of insecurity amongst them. Couples should realize that joined parenting is important even after divorce. READ MORE How to Save your marriage You can save your marriage - even when your partner insists on a divorce. READ MORE Is Life Better Staying Single or Getting Married? The stigma linked to staying single is gradually disappearing. More people opt to stay single and many even claim to be happier. But there are both advantages and disadvantages to staying single. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Indian Medical Journals How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips A-Z Drug Brands in India More News on: How to Save your marriageDivorce: Pros and ConsIs Life Better Staying Single or Getting Married?