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In India people are always making you aware that you are now eligible.My mother would always put people in their place when they asked her when I would get settled, saying that I was already settled with a good job and may unsettle everyone if I got married in haste!Ruparel says, she misses someone with whom she could share things, but those moments are transient.Today when I look at all that I have built single handedly and see my friends going through dysfunctional marriages and some on to their second divorces, I find there are more pluses to being single than minuses and, hey, I can change my own car tires as well, what do I need a man for?Jokes apart, I have also noticed that most men feel threatened by successful women.No one is single by choice, says Ruparel, but she is not prepared to marry just for the sake of it.Perhaps nothing consumes the South Asian community more than its obsession with marriage.Internet dating services, matrimonial ads in community publications, masala cruises, the ever thriving aunty network, all are geared to nabbing you that special someone for holy matrimony before your biological clock runs out.
Krishnamurti finds Indian men to be commitment phobes, unlike American men, who seem more honest and open, so now she is not ruling out dating them.
It is not just Indians in the 20s and early 30s who are delaying marriage.
More and more Indians in their mid 30s, 40s, 50s, even 60s, are opting to either stay single or not remarry after a divorce or death of a spouse.
Jagriti Ruparel, who came to the United States in her late 20s in 1989 for higher education, experienced a rich and exciting life in India.
I came from a very liberal family where we were never told we had to get married.
Some of my friends have dated Indian men for over a year, only to have the guy disappear when talk of marriage came up.