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The Marriage Manifesto

The Marriage Manifesto

Like a broken record on repeat, this is the continual chant and mantra of many people within our South Asian society. From a very young age when you first express your desires and ambitions as to...
Let’s Not Romanticize Marriage

Let’s Not Romanticize Marriage

‘And they lived happily ever after….’ It sounds good, ain’t it? Rather it sounds a bit too good to be true. At least for once it takes you away from the pallid reality out there or may be...
The Big Fat Bride

The Big Fat Bride

One of the weekend nights as I decided to sing some wedding jingles; I headed off to my neighbor’s wedding. Since wedding these days are more a show of how wealthy you are or let me rephrase it,...
Why Wouldn’t I get Married?

Why Wouldn’t I get Married?

This article is partly, in response to the flurry of women rights and women freedom articles adorning today’s blogs, magazines and papers and partly as a bid to break the silence on gender biased...
Why aren’t you Married Yet?

Why aren’t you Married Yet?

To be born without a Y chromosome brings lots of complications and issues. We live in a world in which women have come very far in various fields but still old age traditions often tend to be...
Gori Larki- the Perfect Bride

Gori Larki- the Perfect Bride

Gore rang ka zamana, kabhi hoga na purana, Gori dar tujhe kis ka hay, Tera to rang gora hay.   Familiar with the demand for “gora rang” (fair complexion) for would the be daughter in- law?...
Of Courtship, Cupid and Marriage

Of Courtship, Cupid and Marriage

It is likely that in the beginning, the idea of courtship was organic. Two people would look at each other and then fall in love if there’s any attraction. There were likely no serenades, no dinner...
Why is Cheating Justified?

Why is Cheating Justified?

Although they may love each other, they may not “hate” each other enough- say thanks to the E-baggage that haunts you.   1) Haunt me and I’ll exorcise you:   Follow me like a ghost,...
Seven Reasons Why I will Marry a Chef!

Seven Reasons Why I will Marry a Chef!

While the doctors, engineers and bankers are clearly out of the ‘market’, who’s hot on the list are chefs! With the inversion of ideals, now the way to a woman’s heart is through stomach. A...
No marriage for me!

No marriage for me!

“If it were up to me…I won’t get married in the next five years.’ I casually expressed my opinion during a discussion on a girl who was getting married the next week. I was not expecting the...