News articles regarding traditional dating
(This is only a little shocking, since my last boyfriend was a Spanish chef who got me addicted to chorizo.
Once, I was horrified to discover, he’d put a skinned rabbit in my freezer.) This desultory casting around to see what was out there has become much more urgent now that I’m in my thirties, and in their quest, my parents have discovered a dizzying array of Websites: shaadi.com, indiamatrimony.com, etc.
At the time, I was working as a journalist in Singapore.
Vikram, “in entertainment,” took me to the best restaurant in town, an Indonesian place with a view of the skyscrapers.
Before long, though, I gathered that he was of a type: someone who prided himself on being modern and open-minded but who in fact had horribly crusty notions passed down from his Indian parents.
In my childhood home near Sacramento, my father is up at night on arranged-marriage Websites.My father recalls my mother’s greatest concern, after learning that I hadn’t been gravely injured: “What boy will marry her when he finds out?” she cried, begging my father to never mention my broken arm—from which I’ve enjoyed a full recovery—to prospective suitors out of fear my dowry would be prohibitively higher.Recently, i was cc’d on an e-mail addressed to my father. The boy is in good state job in Mississippi and cannot come to New York.The girl must relocate to Mississippi.” The message was signed by Mr.
“I thought maybe she was the one, but then I found out she had a Muslim boyfriend in college,” he said.