Interracial Dating

WORTH IT? PIMSLEUR OR ROSETTA STONE OR?

A CRASH COURSE IN HINDI After about a year of dating/being courted by my husband he asked me to learn Hindi. He stated that he wanted me to be able to speak the language. It was important to him because although, his parents spoke English their native tongue was Hindi. He further expressed that it would be a great …

Interracial Dating

A Non-Indian Woman’s Guide to Indian Clothing

A Non-Indian Woman’s Guide to Indian Clothing Terror crept upon me as my boyfriend (now husband ) echoed, “I’m going to introduce you to my parents in two weeks.”  I swiftly blurted out what in the world am I going to wear? He gestured “we’ll have to get you some Indian Clothing to wear.”  I thought to myself, from …

Interracial Dating

The Ultimate Guide to Meeting The Parents…

A CHEAT SHEET As many of you are aware of an Indian man marrying an African-American woman is not an ideal marriage in Indian culture, see dating secrets revealed.  Quite frankly it is a taboo.  So how did we/do you overcome it? Our tips/cliff notes: 1.    Patience. Be patience in the tribulation knowing that in the end the …

Parenting The Art of Interracial Marriage

I MARRIED INDIAN. NOW, WHAT? #IFEELEFTOUT

Glancing, from the living room into the kitchen we watched my mother-in-law quickly reprimand Amaya for taking the crayon out of her right-hand and placing it into her left.  Amaya firmly belted out, “No, Amma (meaning paternal grandmother in Hindi), no, it’s my crayon!”  My mother-in-law firmly asserted back, “No Amaya that is not Right!  …

Interracial Dating

WHO KNEW DR. SANJAY GUPTA WAS THE AMBASSADOR OF THE GUPTA SURNAME?

WHO KNEW DR. SANJAY GUPTA WAS THE AMBASSADOR OF THE GUPTA SURNAME? GUPTA, WHAT? From the moment, I had mustered the strength to tell my parents (both Pastors) that there was a guy I liked the first question my dad immediately raised was “and what is his name?” I told my dad his first name …