India has always been known as one of the most patriarchal societies in the world, but there are some individuals who are determined to change that impression.
Meet Anjali, an enterprising young girl who wants to marry early and secure her family’s future; her parents are divorced, and she doesn’t want that to happen to her and her siblings! She has a job as well, so all she needs now is someone worth marrying. If you think you fit the bill, here’s how you can find out more about Anjali!
In India, it is not uncommon for women to be married off at a young age. But one woman is bucking the trend and waiting until she is older and more established before tying the knot. Meet 26-year-old Aisha Chaudhary, who is a self-proclaimed smart girl who is finally ready for marriage.
1. I made a list of things that were important to me in a partner and in a marriage.
2. I talked to my parents and friends about what they thought marriage was like and what their expectations were.
3. I read books and articles about marriage, both traditional and modern.
4. I took some time to really get to know myself – what I wanted out of life, what made me happy, etc. 5. I did what it takes to feel ready for marriage so that when the right person comes along, we can enter into it wholeheartedly and without reservations.
Are you ready for marriage?
I had always thought that I would get married one day. It was just a matter of when, not if. But as I approached 30, I realized that I had been putting it off for far too long. The time had come to make a decision: get married or stay single?
In India, it's not uncommon for women to get married early. But 26-year-old Neha Gupta is bucking the trend. She's smart, successful, and most importantly, she's waiting to get married until she's found the right partner.
The first step to anything new is always the hardest. You have to take that leap of faith and just go for it. That's why reaching out is so important. You have to be willing to put yourself out there and meet new people. And that's exactly what I did when I decided to start looking for a husband. I reached out to my friends and family, and I even joined a few dating websites.
In order to progress as a society, it is important that we change the way we think about and treat women. In too many cultures, women are seen as inferior to men and are not given the same opportunities. This must change.
I want to get married. I want to have a family. I want to be a good wife and mother. But I also want to be an independent woman with a career of her own. And so, after much thought and consideration, I have decided to pursue both.