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Smita Das Jain


Dear Surekha, It felt good to read that you have settled down in your domestic life. It takes time to come to terms with change, especially a radical one such as marriage where a young girl has to change her name, her family and home for the rest of her life. I know that two months ago, it was heartbreaking for you to get married against your wishes. God knows how painful that was for me as well. Don’t hold this against your parents; they wanted the best for their daughter. They couldn’t imagine seeing the one born in the lap of luxury living in a tiny one-room apartment. You will understand them one day when you become a mother yourself. Do not take your frustrations out on your husband. Rohan seems to be a good man from whatever you have told me. Not many men will give their wives…