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21 Married Women in Chennai Remove 'Thali' Despite Husbands Being Alive

I have not read of any recent protests against widows being forced (directly or indirectly) to take off symbols of matrimony (colours, jewellery, make up) – but this event was found objectionable by some. 515 more words

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An email: "You have almost saved my marriage, in a weird way."

Sharing an email. 



You have almost saved my marriage, in a weird way. I thought I was the only one fighting it off everyday but when I read these stories I feel at least consoled but sad too . 1,174 more words

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An email: "He told my MIL that he doesn’t like me. I knew he was depressed so I tried to console him."

Please note the difference between the support/response that a married Indian son and a married Indian daughter get from their families.

One set of parents wants their child to Stay Married no matter what (they expect nothing more), while the other expects to control their child’s life, and marriage (and possibly finances). 1,885 more words

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"When my first pay check came, my MIL made a huge drama about how I am not informing them about my finances..."

One reason why education for girl children became acceptable in traditional Indian families is that having an income improved a paraya dhan’s marriage prospects – because like Prem’s family in… 1,426 more words

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The video is speaking against the acceptance of rape, acid attacks, honor killings, forced marriages etc that are viewed as normal 'Consequences' for women.

The ‘My Choice’ video, below has angered many.

I read comments fearing it might influence gullible Indian women into having sex outside or before their marriages, without understanding the ‘consequences’ of such irresponsible behaviour’. 1,183 more words

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Monica Lewinsky on Cyber Bullying

Quarkle shared this thought provoking video. 

I remember quite definitely blaming Hillary Clinton for not walking out of her marriage when it became clear that her husband did cheat on her. 192 more words

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Please watch Dum Laga Ke Haisha - where a man is asked to Please adjust and save his marriage.

When a Dulhan hi dahej hai then men are asked to make their marriage work.

Please watch Dum Laga Ke Haisha.

The movie is a warm, gentle story about a traditional semi forced arranged marriage. 922 more words

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