Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The Relationship


Outside India
In India
Relation
A woman you never fight with, because where else you will find such a dedicated baby sitter for free?
A woman capable of making your life miserable.
Mother-in-law
Still boring, but now a useful human species that comes in handy when the house needs to be vacuumed.
A boring human species, who listens more to his mother than you, and orders you around to serve him, his parents and siblings.
Husband
A person whom you have to call first to check and make sure he is not busy.
A person whose house you can drop into any time of the day or night and you'll always be welcome.
Friend
A woman who yells at you not to leave tub dirty when you go to take bath.
A woman who gives you your towel when you go to take a shower.
Wife
A teenager, who suddenly remembers he has lot of homework when you start mowing the lawn.
A teenager, who without asking will carry your grocery bags from the market.
Son
A lovely doll, who brings you to tears long before her marriage.
A lovely doll, who brings tears to your eyes during her marriage.
Daughter
A person to whom you pretend to obey, after all he is the one paying your college tuition.
A person you are afraid of, and who is never to be disobeyed.
Father
A person without a secure job, who always dreams one day he will be rich.
A person with a respectable job and earning lots.
Indian Engineer
A money making machine, who has a money spending machine at home called "doctor's wife".
A respectable person with OK income.
Doctor
A dance you do, when you don't know how to dance.
A vigorous Punjabi festival dance.
Bhangra
The same hi-tech guy, who does Ganapati Puja everyday, and says 'This is my last year in th e US (or wherever)'every year.
A high-tech guy, always speaks in American accent, always anxious to queue in the consulate visa line.
Softwar e Engineer
the guy can't speak proper English, wears jacket all the time, works in a Candy store at Manhattan, dreams of owning a BMW
the guy can't speak Hindi, parents of good looking girls are dying to hook him, wears jacket in summer, says he has a BMW back there.
A Green Card holder bachelor

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