Factors to Consider in Choosing       a Lifetime Partner
Factors to Consider in Choosing a           Lifetimes Partner• Selecting a lifetime partner can sometimes be  planned or i...
In the process of selecting one’s mate,  several factors must be considered.•   Physical attractiveness•   Propinquity or ...
Physical attractiveness• To some, this is the first to be considered.
Propinquity or nearness• People who are always together because  they do things together gets attracted to  each other.
Basic similarities• Similarity of religion, ethnic groups or  social status can be a factor in selecting a  certain indivi...
Common interest• People get attracted to each other  because of common set of values or  interest or are able to enjoy com...
Reciprocal feelings• Young people have the notion that  because a certain individual is attracted  to him/her he or she al...
Practicality• When a person is preferred by another  because of his/her looks, age and his/her  family background.
Engagement: A Step Towards        Marriage
Engagement• A more lasting relationship constitute the  last phase of mate selection which is called  engagement.• In the ...
Ring• Which symbolizes the acceptance is  presented to the girl and is worn on the  third finger of the left hand.
Filipinos engagement• Is a commitment to be honored.• If something untoward happens, it’s the  entire family who is at sta...
The length of the engagement is     determined by the following factor:1.   Emotional and physical readiness2.   Maturity3...
There are also problems during engagement and they are also follow1.   Jealousy2.   Disagreement over in-laws3.   Money ma...
Agreement to marry• Is not absolute and does not bring legal  sanction to the one breaking the  engagement.
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  1. 1. Factors to Consider in Choosing a Lifetime Partner
  2. 2. Factors to Consider in Choosing a Lifetimes Partner• Selecting a lifetime partner can sometimes be planned or it can happen suddenly.• It requires a lot of knowing, accepting or respecting will he/she finds that special someone.
  3. 3. In the process of selecting one’s mate, several factors must be considered.• Physical attractiveness• Propinquity or nearness• Basic similarities• Common interest• Reciprocal feelings• practicality
  4. 4. Physical attractiveness• To some, this is the first to be considered.
  5. 5. Propinquity or nearness• People who are always together because they do things together gets attracted to each other.
  6. 6. Basic similarities• Similarity of religion, ethnic groups or social status can be a factor in selecting a certain individual whom you may consider to be your future mate.
  7. 7. Common interest• People get attracted to each other because of common set of values or interest or are able to enjoy common activities.
  8. 8. Reciprocal feelings• Young people have the notion that because a certain individual is attracted to him/her he or she also gets attracted to the same person.
  9. 9. Practicality• When a person is preferred by another because of his/her looks, age and his/her family background.
  10. 10. Engagement: A Step Towards Marriage
  11. 11. Engagement• A more lasting relationship constitute the last phase of mate selection which is called engagement.• In the Philippines setting and in other countries of the world, engagement is the formal acceptance of the offer to marry.• Can be one of the happiest moment in one’s life.
  12. 12. Ring• Which symbolizes the acceptance is presented to the girl and is worn on the third finger of the left hand.
  13. 13. Filipinos engagement• Is a commitment to be honored.• If something untoward happens, it’s the entire family who is at stake.
  14. 14. The length of the engagement is determined by the following factor:1. Emotional and physical readiness2. Maturity3. Adaptability4. Length of friendship
  15. 15. There are also problems during engagement and they are also follow1. Jealousy2. Disagreement over in-laws3. Money matters4. Values and philosophy in life5. Methods of dealing of each family
  16. 16. Agreement to marry• Is not absolute and does not bring legal sanction to the one breaking the engagement.

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