They are expected to become neurosurgeons, marry from the same state in India and embody the best of both cultures. On their own time, they drink, maybe smoke, date non-desis, or take classes in poetry and acting.
While not all are hiding drug-dealing careers or two-year relationships, not just a few find themselves lying in bed on Sunday morning saying, "Yea Mom, I'm at the library," and "Yes, I aced my Organic Chemistry exam." This is not a story about the bad eggs or the exceptions. This is story about my friends, their friends and our families - the struggle to straddle two countries and remain true to our self.
Unlike other Indian dating sites, Elite Singles puts finding you a compatible partner first.I don’t know how many times I’ve heard a friend complain about how miserable his or her dating life is. It’s reviled and frequently painful, yet what choice do you have?You want to meet someone and plan a future somehow, right?“My cousins living here speak Hindi, watch Bollywood movies and celebrate Hindu cultural events,” she said.Bandyopadhyay feels that addressing someone, as ABCD is a bit derogatory as it implies that one is confused about his or her roots.