Here is a satirical read on what it takes to be a ‘good’ Indian wife and mother! We bet you will start cracking up within 20 seconds
As an Indian wife and a mother, I have not had a single day where I can sit and relax. Why? Well! You know the answer. You too have been bearing the brunt, haven’t you? One of the biggest challenges of married life and motherhood is to strike a balance between your house and work life….
A research I read about recently suggests that majority marriages suffer from tension between the wife and the mother-in-law. Many interfering mothers-in-law fail to teach their son how to have balanced expectations from their partner. Most MILs set the bar high. “Your wife must know how to do this and that” soon becomes the tone of the husband who nags his wife.
This only worsens with the birth of a child – the husband, now a father, continues to nag his wife for not being able to provide the best care to their child. “You must do this and that for our child” becomes the underlying thought for every thought and action.
I am sharing three things that always haunt the ‘good’ Indian wife and mother. Most girls when unmarried get to hear this from their parents, while most married women get to hear this from their husbands and parents-in-law. And if the ritual continues, then most women will end up telling their sons and daughters these same things! Continue Reading..