Wearing white (or black) when we commiserate with someone in their grief is just a man-made convention. Being with them matters more than what you wear!
Why look for a bride with a 'professional degree', if you know she is to kowtow to your patriarchal norms, toe the line, and change herself completely to adapt to your ideas of an ideal bahu?
The author has two beautiful daughters and yet is asked about not having a son. That she doesn't want one, isn't enough. Here is why she has no son.
She had done all that she could do to keep her boys away from the everyday reality of her abusive marriage. Or so she had thought. Until...
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