Happiness. An eager anticipation of a great day when two families join to become one. A day that will see two young hearts merge in a sea of love.
What should the parents of the boy and the girl be looking forward to?
Towards the happy married life of the children; towards greater happiness of the boy and the girl; towards the building of a new family.
Unfortunately this is not the scene, at least in one case, that I am getting to know.
The girl and the boy -- who got to know each other after their parents looked for an alliance -- are well-educated, and well-employed in MNCs. They are bright, knowledgeable, wise enough and well-off financially to take care of themselves. Ever since the parents decided that they had indeed found the match for their child, the two -- the girl and the boy -- have been interacting and getting to each other.
The good news: The two are hitting off well. It's after …