It has been months since I have written something and I have a perfectly legitimate reason for that – “I am an Indian Bride to be.” For those who understood the reference, good for you, and for those who didn’t, read along and you will. Although it has just been a simple engagement function yet… Read More Indian Weddings – Get Your Crazy On!
Roka is one of the first ceremonies that officially kicks off an Indian wedding. It basically signifies that both the bride and the groom’s side have accepted the respective individuals into their families and the wedding is a go. Again, you have to keep in mind that all the Indian wedding details are designed as… Read More My Big Fat Indian Wedding – The Roka Ceremony
Caution: There is no concept of moving in together or dating in a typical Indian household. All these things are done in secret. Live-in relationships and Dating is a taboo in India. However this is not absolute and there are in fact many exceptions coming up in form of liberal families in big cities. So… Read More How To Convince Your Indian Parents For A Love Marriage…
After the exciting Stage 1 – The Acquaintance Phase & the exhausting Stage 2 – Embracing The Skeletons In The Closet Phase there comes the third stage. This is “The Working as a unit phase”. Since now both of us have combined our baggage therefore we have to deal with them together.… Read More 6 years something…Confessions Of A Long-Term Relationship Part III
The two people come to terms with each other’s past because frankly speaking there is no one in this world who doesn’t have a baggage to carry forward (except kids). This is one of the longest durations of a relationship because if you are really committed you will want it to work but then human nature does not let you stay indifferent.… Read More 6 years something…Confessions Of A Long-Term Relationship Part II
“Everything happens for a reason” After six years in being in a relationship, you realize that what it is today is not the same as what it was in the first six months. If I introspect which I do quite so often, I recognize the various stages through which a relationship between two people evolve before becoming something which can hold out for another 50 years (fingers crossed) of marriage!! … Read More 6 Years Something…Confessions Of A Long-Term Relationship