She then asked me questions about our wedding and everything that had led to it. I later kicked myself for having misunderstood their questions as friendly banter.Then the other woman, who had remained silent until then, asked me for proof. When many Indians see one of their women with a man of a different race, they make assumptions, and offer unsolicited advice.Probably every woman in India has one story about having been subject to lecherous looks as she has walked down the street. The male gaze turns more brazen by several orders of magnitude.Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Sanjit Singh: author of Are You Indian? There is also the case where some Indian guys will date American women, or non-Indians, and over time they realize that they really do want to marry someone from their own background. _____ The above is an excerpt from Jasbina’s interview with Sanjit Singh The entire interview transcript is at: Sanjit Singh Interview – Are You Indian?
Yeah, it’s true that Indian girls are greedy in n a guy can do shopping with her and give his time and lot of money than they will be in a relationship with that guy.
Yet, there I was, feet dipped in clear water, staring into the horizon, trying to convince two middle-aged women whom I did not know that the man I was with was indeed my husband.
By the fourth day of our vacation on the islands, we had got used to being stared at.
A Humorous Guide to Growing up Indian in America: That is a really good point with respect to the culture. Then they break up with them, date someone else and marry an Indian woman. Get to know what their expectations and values are. His mom might be putting a lot of pressure on him to marry an Indian girl and you’re non-Indian. Listen to the entire interview on: Intersections Match Talk Radio – Jasbina’s Lifestyle Show Listen to the entire interview on Blog Talk Radio: Conversation with Author, Sanjit Singh Listen to the entire interview on i Tunes _____ The uniqueness of Intersections Match comes from the life experiences of its Founder, Jasbina Ahluwalia.
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.