The typical Indian girl gets threatened to be wedded off each time she creates a fiasco—either at school. College or home! That’s the medicine our bauji’s have been using to treat her slips during her vibrant youthful years.
When she fails her term exams, marriage bells could tring
Yes even if it is at one subject for midterm. And your khandaan starts behaving as if you have screwed up life!
If her dad catches any guy from the neibourhood eyeing her or trying to fix a date with her
We still don’t know how marriage could solve this. Perhaps, they did not know forced marriages leads to extra marital. We are free-thinkers after all!
When her uncle finds out she went for a movie date with a guy friend
Such a heavy price for a stupid movie! The siyaapa starts when you are back home and your entire family is seated in the drawing room! Like the Grim.
When mom tries teaching you to cook alu-gobhi and you are Watsapping to glory
So this literally means, spending more time on the phone could hark in marriage!
When she bunks classes
…And her teacher turns out to be daddy’s buddy!
When she spends her evenings on the terrace
…To exchange eye-to-eye romance with the galli ka hero! Or even when you care a damn for romance, your dad believes you are having n affair.
When she argues to an elder member at home
…And the family believes that arguing is equivalent to siyappa.
A late-night out with your pals could mean a nuclear attack from your family
Dad vehemently objects—more so, you learn to escape via the back-door after this debacle.
Pinky, Rani and Vimmy have already walked the aisle—your bomb is ticking then!
In short, when your cousins keep getting married—year-after-year, bauji feels your time is near!
“Bahut kar li padhai”—the typical daddy dialogue
Even if you have just done your post-grads, he believes its the end of the degree thing and you need to get wed.
A fatter salary, a meatier role at office—when life just begins, your dad is on the hunt for a groom
He almost knows that the latest promotion at work is enough for his daughter’s growth. Now it’s wedding time!
You could add more to the list if you have more such sticky situations to share.