I’ve been cheerfully hitched since 2002, but i recall whenever I had been that is single social networking, smartphones, additionally the internet was thing — matrimonial advertisements posted in community publications had been a supply of much giggling among buddies.
The advertisements, often published by moms and dads, described “homely” (domestically-inclined) daughters, of “wheatish” complexion (colourism is alive and well in several South Asian communities). The advertisements would continue to record the age, education degree, also racial back ground of daughters. Moms and dads were hoping to find a groom who had been a “professional” (read: doctor/ lawyer/ engineer/ accountant), moderately taller and infinitely wealthier than their daughters. The boy’s parents were no better: only lovely and“fair” princesses need submit an application for their offspring. Continue reading “Dating apps for modern Muslims re re re solve some relationship issues, yet not all”