My GrandMom never saw GrandDad’s face until the marriage was over. They stayed happily married for a good 50 years before Granddad passed away.
Mummy claims she only had a sneak peek at Daddy before ‘things’ were finalised. They have 35 years of marriage, 3 children and 4 grand-children and they are still very much in love.
‘A’ and I got about ten minutes of ‘getting-to-know-you’ session before we said our respective ‘OKs’ and jumped on the arranged marriage band-wagon. Since ‘A’ tends to have entire posts dedicated to him and our marriage in my blog, I think that speaks volumes about our relationship itself 🙂
For anybody who has been curious about the intricacies of an Arranged Marriage, here is an excerpt of my new NRI article:
In the West it is commonly referred to as ‘The Proposal’. In India we call it ‘Sealing the Deal’. In the West this mostly involves a solitaire ring….To read more, click here
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