Arranged marriage is equally shocking for men too. I mean, come-on, we always talk about the difficulties that girls/women face during deciding on the guy for arranged marriage. But we should not forget that men are equally tortured. Imagine they have the pressure of earning more than his prospective bride. He is considered as the primary earner of the family. So, let’s see the men’s reaction when someone talks about arranged marriage:
Parents: You have met this girl couple of times, she seems to be nice. Let’s take it to another level
Men: um, yeah, I like talking to her, but I am not sure.
Question (Relatives/neighbours/colleagues) :“When are you getting married”
Men: Smile (please refer to the pic for the original reaction)
Parents: We really like this girl. You two look good together. We have been to their place and they have been to ours. We are planning to make you “rokafied” in the next meeting.
Men: Excuse me…You said I have to meet this girl and talk…where did this “roka” thing come from?
Parents: Why are you not getting married? You are 34 already…log kya kahenge? (What will people say?)
Men: I didn’t find anyone of my type. Why should I be bothered about what will say? It’s their work, let them do it.
When men are in a matrimonial meeting and they are not interested in the girl for the xyz reason and they are like………
P.S: This is based on the experiences of friends, relatives, and colleagues. If you have any issue with it, then please keep it to yourself 😛