Tag Archive: marriage

Are you a catch 28? Or a catch 30?

Not too long ago, a close friend’s daughter hit a dual milestone – a corner office in a high-brow consultancy, and the elusive 28th birthday. I think you know where I’m going with this, but I’ll go there anyway. If you can, do bear with me. So, this dear friend’s daughter (let’s call her B) …

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The caste of mankind perhaps?

“But then you got married out of caste after all” said my neighbor’s mom dismissively , shaking her head at my complete lack of knowledge or interest in the ceremonial rituals surrounding the festival of the month . Indians, as you may all know, have a festival every month and now with the Global Indian …

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Foodelicious !

The husband wants to relocate to Cochin! Why you may ask? Has he discovered communism? Does he perchance like the climate of Cochin? Or maybe he is enamored of their 3 day weeks (the balance days are spent in strikes or bandhs or in general drinking and merry making I am told) Well, the answer …

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The witness to my existence

In the Movie “Shall We Dance?” Susan Sarandon asks someone the question “Why do people get married?” to which his response is “Passion” She replies “People get married because we need a witness to our lives. There’s a billion people on the planet, what does anyone’s life really mean? But in a marriage, you’re promising …

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