Her mother was born and raised in India and moved to the United States with her husband after marriage at the age of 19.Patel has dated a non Indian without her parents’ knowledge.Our parents and our society encourage singles to go out with a number of different people.We are encouraged to date people that are similar to us in their religion, values, and socio-economic status and also who different from ourselves.However, in Western society, we also are free to choose our dating partners.
The children grow up in a far more permissive and liberal culture and often resent the restrictions imposed upon them by parents over conduct commonplace among their student peers.
Just be aware that the person you’re dating may be sensitive about subjects to which you just can’t relate.
A woman of color might take offense if you refer to her as “exotic”, even if you just thought you were giving her a compliment.
If you are not Indian, keep reading to learn seven things that should ingratiate you with them. Indians take Bollywood and their celebrities very seriously.
I suggest you pick up a few and break them out at an appropriate time, probably somewhere well into the second date.
“Firstly, I shall ask him to think over the matter very seriously before taking a final decision, talk to him about the possible consequences of such a marriage, giving examples of cases which we both (parents) know about.
If I see that he is still convinced about it, I’ll support him.” Keshav Jokhun with his mother Renu: “I try to keep my children rooted in Indian culture than be influenced by western culture.
This is because India has about 29 states, each with a different language, customs etc.
Dating as we Westerners think of it, involves trial and error.
Indians dominate as engineers, doctors, lawyers, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. According to Wikipedia*, "India holds the highest number of Miss World winners, only to be tied with Venezuela." (*That feels a little like citing The National Enquirer but I am going to go with it.) Most Indians are innately gracious, social creatures; they highly value friends and family and have a calendar filled with various holidays and occasions to celebrate, which they typically do with gusto. Some safe, attractive possibilities: Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Amitabh Bachchan. I hope Laxmi, Goddess of Prosperity, smiles on you as you endeavor to date one of her people.
They make up a large proportion of our graduate students -- just walk around the campuses of Harvard, Columbia or Stanford or and you will see these incredibly attractive brown people all over the place. Those endless jubilant dance numbers in Bollywood movies pretty much channel the Indian soul. If for no other reason other than you want someone to dance with you (or without you for that matter), date an Indian. Oh yea, I almost forgot to mention: one more big bonus when it comes to dating an Indian: communication with cabbies. New Yorkers: Just imagine if you could stop a taxi during the 4pm transition time and your date could say, in Hindi, "Hey brother, will you please take us to Spring and 6th?