My guess is that she feels compelled to try and place others below her to make herself feel better about herself or the life that she’s living. Sure, some nations might be techier or more advanced with equal rights for women, human rights or have men that believe that half of the household chores belong to them too .
But I don’t understand why two people – no matter where they are from – can’t fall in love.
) who I basically fell head-over-heels coo coo for ‘at first sight’ and we started dating.
He felt the same way and for a few weeks we dated, spending every possible moment together getting to know each other.
But I hear time and time again from dear friends who really do LIKE me as a person and care about me something along the lines of “Indian men want to take a foreigner out for a drive but they will drive home an Indian woman to marry.” So that mixed with my first experience dating an Indian man who told me straight-up from the start that we “have no future” because of the pressure from his family and the media due to his profession …
well, it was a nice change of pace to be with someone who told me he had no issue with that at all.
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It really is the first time in India that I’ve experienced this and it sort of shocked me to be honest.
After a spell, I stared hard right back, waved to them (though I had considered flipping her the bird, I did decide to take a classier approach to the situation).
Normally it never bothers me at all but this time it did.
I was sat next to my ‘power guy’ on the same side of the table – instead of across from each other – at the quaint and lovely North-West Indian restaurant Samarkhand, enjoying some wine and their damn tasty lamb chops.