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A high profile Republican governor has declined to sign into law, a measure that would have made his state the first to ban child marriage without exception.
Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey and someone who has been a staunch supporter of Donald Trump, said such a ban would conflict with religious customs.
In frum circles, especially among Hassidim, eighteen is the age when shidduchim start and shadchanim take notice.
Those who support marriage by shidduch believe that it complies with traditional Judaism's outlook on Tzeniut, modest behaviour in relations between men and women, and prevents promiscuity.
If the shidduch does not work out, then usually the shadchan is contacted and it is he/she that tells the other side that it will not be going ahead.
If the shidduch works out then the couple inform the shadchan of its success.
A shidduch often begins with a recommendation from family members, friends or others who see matchmaking as a mitzvah, or commandment.
It's expected that the couple keep the shadchan up-to-date on how the shidduch is going at regular intervals.
Both sides (usually the singles themselves, parents, close relatives or friends of the persons involved) make inquiries about the prospective partner, e.g.
on his/her character, intelligence, level of learning, financial status, family and health status, appearance and level of religious observance.
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In strictly Orthodox Jewish circles, dating is limited to the search for a marriage partner.