While it’s true that Indian culture has yet to get rid of the traditional practice of arranging marriages (my very own aunt and uncle had an arranged marriage), it isn’t true of the expectations for me. Most of the time, though, I don’t feel like going into a low-key history lesson about how most Indians living in America don’t have to be set up, so it’s just easier to stay mum and let people think what they’ll think.
Not all people are this close-minded, but there are a lot of numb nuts out there. Sometimes, when I’m on the subway, I can tell the older, suited-up gentleman in the corner thinks the girl sitting across from him is ratchet just because she chose a bright, loud purple lipstick over a soft, nude one.
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” This one particularly irks me, mostly because men think they’re to date another Indian guy?
It’s really overwhelming to see people relate to this and connect it to a bigger problem.
It’s part of conservative Indian culture that a woman should not go out after dark and if you do you’re not considered to be a homely family.”The CV emerged amid the outcry over the comments of one of the men sentenced to death for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a Delhi student who said that she was to blame for her own death.
Also, let’s face it, in a burgeoning single women population, successful women now prefer to remain unhitched.
Or as a friend in the corporate sector puts it, "Besides, most men in India in the 35 plus age bracket are all married with kids or are gay." The truth, however, is far from these two extremes.
She told The Telegraph that she had posted it to scare away potential grooms because she has too many things she wants to do before marriage:“I don’t do women’s things like go to the salon, polish my nails or wear womanly clothes.