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“When the time comes to support them, they back out and and blame the children for misusing their trust and freedom.”

Very interesting blog on caste problems in a love marriage-highly recommended! Thank you to the Indian Homemaker for this, it’s certainly got me thinking.

The Life and Times of an Indian Homemaker

What exactly is Misuse of Freedom and Trust? Why is choosing one’s life partner seen as a ‘betrayal’ by many Indian families/parents?

Sharing an email. 

Dear IHM,

I am back again asking for your help regarding a problem. Would be grateful if you could post this on your blog – I would like to know what people who have been in such situations have to say.

My husband and me had a love marriage – we are from different religions/caste/language and different states. We waited and fought for 3 years for approval from his side – which never came. He was given an ultimatum to go and lead his life or forget me and stay in the family. My husband chose the former and we have been so happy ever since. His folks (mom and 3 sisters & their husbands) gave more importance to society and relatives approval and “what…

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Just One More for the Mummies


Assalaamu alaykum

Sincerely hope all readers are having a spiritually lifting Ramadaan.

I know I had said I wouldn’t post… Just happens that sometimes I come across, see or think of things that I really want to share and I feel would be of some consolation. If I get a chance, might pen one or two beneficial posts.

Whether it gets read or not now, Insha Allah it will be of help and comfort. Though I know there are not only mummies reading this, Insha Allah all our sisters will remember this… One day.

I know many mothers think that as busy mommies with young kids, we sometimes begin to feel as if we don’t have the time to do as much Ibadat as others do, or that the constant interruptions of our children take away our concentration, and make us feel as though we aren’t making the most of…

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