Arranged marriages are not forced marriages. But they can almost certainly prove you to be a loser in many ways.
There’s a line of fears and horrors that arranged marriage brings to the table.
This fear is more than justified if you’re getting married into a joint family.
Ok, I’m also agreeing to this arrangement, but what if you’re seriously not interested and just said yes because you were asked to.
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Nothing and no one in India can supersede the Indian Mother; she is the biggest fear for any bride-to-be in an arranged marriage.
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No matter how pretty, talented, fun-loving you are – if she doesn’t think so, he won’t either.
I’m not a drunkard, but once in while I feel like losing control and having fun.
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Earlier, girls were concerned to not have husband who smokes and drinks, but today, things have changed. We’re open to joining you for a drink and have some fun.
There’s a surprise package waiting for you.
What will he be: Prince charming from the movies or Mr. Dumb, who’ll try to woo you with a creepy smile and blunt stare?
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I’m simple and good natured and I will take care of your family, and be obedient, but I just want a tattoo that no will see. Please let me have it, pleaseeeeee…
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What if he never takes me on a holiday, or dinner date or a picnic? Ever.
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My family wants me to settle down with a financially stable guy, but will he also be romantic?
I know, that’s a rare combination.
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Not exactly the greatest sin of arranged marriage BUT what if the guy has never dated anyone before, and thinks I’m going to be his first experiment?
Do not talk to this person, do not meet your friends, never go to that place, don’t work in that office, don’t eat that, don’t wear that, and a long list of Don’ts and Nos.
I really don’t want to be fighting over it.
What if I get to make no decisions at all? Not even what’s to be cooked for the dinner!
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What’s worse than having a passive-aggressive sister-in-law, who is friendly with you only to extract your secrets, which she uses later to blackmail you?
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Now that others are taking a call on who-and-when I should get married, maybe they will also decide when I should have a baby?
God bless us.