Our deepest instinct tells us that joys are increased and pains diminished when we meet them two by two. . .like geese, like penguins we seem to be pair-bonding creatures. it takes four wings for us to fly." - Erica Jong
My friend who has two daughters in successful marriages gives me dating advice for my niece who at age 24, is considered of 'marriageable age". My friend is Gujarati but an emancipated one because one of her daughters is married to a Punjabi boy. Nearly two years into the marriage, the couple couldn't be happier, she says.
"I tell all my Gujju friends, 'let your daughters dare men of all ethnicities. How else will they decide who they want to settle down with?' "