Indian culture dating
They feared, though, that as my brothers and I grew up we would become so assimilated in the American way that we would lose sight of our Indian heritage and the ‘right’ way.My family was very religious, so church and Indian culture was much like breathing.She worked hard and looked forward to marriage and raising kids in this land of opportunity.In time she was married and my brother and I also came into being!For our non-Indian listeners, do you have any advice for non-Indian women who find themselves interested in an Indian guy? _____ Sanjit Singh I think it can be a tricky position. It’s a good idea to make sure that it is not of some deep-seated importance to marry someone from your own background. As a former practicing lawyer who also holds a graduate degree in philosophy, Jasbina can relate first-hand to the demands and challenges facing her accomplished clients.I’ve seen a lot of Indian guys, like my brother, who started dating an American girl. Blue jeans and T-shirts at school and salwar kameez at church and home.I was taught from a young age how to make chai and perfectly round so that when people would visit they would say “Wow, look at Raju’s daughter!
My parents’ only way to make sure that no one would ever wag their tongues about the origin of my marriage was to find a boy from India. This aspect of life – love and marriage – is one of the biggest challenges that desi kids raised in the west by traditional Indian parents struggle with.
Like most parents, my mother and father wanted their children’s lives to be better than theirs. Yet, they continually struggled with the fear of losing their grip on their homeland.
The traditions and culture they held on to were ingrained in them.
You make the decision which way you think it’s going to go. Share your experiences with us in the comments section.
Have any of you ladies married an Indian man and are from a different cultural background?