By Namrata Arora Last Updated:
As soon as you are done with your graduation, there are light sparks of marriage plans that start to sprout up in the house. As if you were born to get married; parents start looking for potential brides/ grooms for you and sometimes, it becomes really hard to fight their logic. They obviously let you follow your dreams by sending you to the best of colleges, support you in joining good companies, but that’s about it people because when you come to the so called ‘marriageable age’, that’s when the real drama begins!
By all means, we love our parents and look up to them, but their weird logics, especially that of our desi Indian toil, can sometimes be really confusing yet funny at the same time; no offence. So here are the most common reasons parents give us and think are good enough to convince us to tie the knot.
Recommended Read: Why Do Indian Men Favour Women With Fair Skin For Marriage?
Because turning 23 means the beginning of old age.
Yeah, and you want to see your baby with a baby!
So now you are bribing me?
All the more reasons I want to avoid marriage people!
Why are relatives such a pain in your bum!
And my life will become highly entertaining and exciting after marriage is what you mean?
So you should get married and give us freedom!
How can you escape the emotional atyachaar?
Because all the other good men on the planet will disappear if I say no this time.
And this goes for girls too! Paisa bolta hai baby!
Have you guys not watched the first half of Tanu Weds Manu Returns already?
You didn’t get any other excuse?
So basically what you need is a helping hand, is that what you mean?
Yeah and even if I get married early, I will still get bald and fat!
Why this emotional atyachaar all the time!
The only way to do that is by getting married. Period!
Oh come on! Not the death traps, please!
And there is nothing known as IVF and medical technology is very backward!
Now you are talking!!
Cherry on the top - Mummy ko bhi ladki kitni pasand hai!
Who believes in kundali these days!
And, it is mandatory for you to get married once you grow up.
Why do I get to be the scapegoat for that?
Now that’s not fair. Come on, just one night out!!
We hope you had a good laugh and could relate to each point, whether you have already crossed that phase or are going through it right now. Jokes apart, we love you mom and dad for being there always!
With everyone becoming more global in their outlook and the world coming closer, the concept of castes, communities, and even religion for some, seems to be fading. The stringent rules regarding ‘whom to marry’ are also loosening up more with each day. The perfect example of this fast-growing trend is Bollywood withRead More