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But she says in communities like hers, things can be easier, as people often have some loose connection to each other prior to meeting.
"A lot of them have been to school together, or if they don't know someone they know of them or they've seen them out socially and this is something that we do work with.” “Sometimes we fight an uphill battle.
"The Indians believe in traditional matrimonial connection, which has been successful when compared with all due respect to the Western style of dating to relationships," he says.
Mankodi explains that in the Indian community, compatibility between families is also extremely important.
My interaction stops there, in a way, and both families start talking." Mankodi says the matchmaking approach favoured by Indians is very different to a Western model that tends to focus on the needs of the individual.You haven't given them or yourself a chance to get to know anything about them." Online matchmaking services are available for a very broad range of groups in Australia.Greek, Aboriginal, Korean, Indian and Muslim services are on offer, as well as some for people specifically interested in interracial relationships.We do say to people, 'do you know this person or do you know of them?'” “Have you actually sat down one on one and had a chat to them? “Because if you haven't actually sat down with them one on one and had a cup of tea or a drink or a meal or whatever, then you don't really know them.