But when your parents still view you as a year-old, you might as well use this to your advantage. We have been together for months now and all was perfect. A legal separation causes a lot of pain to a lot of people. It was a big moment. Stand up for yourselves now before you ruin others lives too. I am still studying and waiting for a job. He also asked if I had spoken to my mother.
Hey Megann, Read your story.
What It's Like to Date with Strict Indian Parents
And honestly, in the Indian context it is more often than not important to consider these aspects. After I got upset on the phone tonight when he mentioned "what if his parents don't want him with an American" he said he will talk to them again. She needs to think long term. I wish you all the best for u and the baby. You need to drip feed information slowly and carefully based on timing which only your partner will be in a position to judge. Our situation was complicated by the usual suspects - his parents wanted to arrange his marriage, and not to a white, British girl - but also by the fact they are strong Christians and I'm atheist, and that I'm also 6 years older. Talk to your mom and dad, open up a conversation that you are not a child anymore, and you are also not living in