Soon after the marriage it became apparent that if he were chalk, she would be cheese. Along with all the usual challenges of convincing your parents of a love marriage to the girl/guy of your choice, this once comes with its own set of hurdles – like age old traditions, strong stereotypes held by many people, and above all, your parents’ fear of social ostracism should they allow you to marry someone from a different caste (particularly, a so-called “lower” one). Here are some tips and strategies thousands have benefited from, which you can also use to cope with the situation: 5 Tips to Handle Intercaste Relationships. Have you ever tried to convince your parents of your love marriage to your boyfriend/girlfriend? I’m eagerly waiting to read about your experiences in the comments section.
No wonder she totally changed as a person, shut herself up emotionally and is living in a mental prison ever since. But what if your parents are stubborn and just won’t give in to your tricks and strategies?
Coach your girlfriend/boyfriend accordingly before this meeting (Disclaimer: I’m not talking about putting up a fake face to your parents.
I’m only emphasizing that they need to put their best feet forward when they meet them).
In order to convince your parents of your love marriage, give them real life examples of happy and successful “love marriages”.Scientists are investigating whether bullet-proof Kevlar could be used for the 15ft strip of cloth a turban requires.British Police Sikh Association vice-chairman Gian Singh Chahal said: 'Sikh officers have been prohibited from becoming firearms officers because our religion does not allow us to remove the turban.At the end of the day your parents want your happiness.If you can use this meeting to impress upon them that he/she is a perfect match for you it’ll be easy for you to convince them of a love marriage with him/her. Convince your parents of your love marriage by creating a mutual relationship: An even better thing to do however, is to introduce your girl/guy to your parents as a friend of yours, at least a year before you plan to marry.Police are trying to develop bullet-proof turbans for Sikh officers to wear instead of helmets.The headwear would allow those who insist on always wearing turbans to join gun or riot squads for the first time.If that decision has already been taken, any amount of pretend-dating doesn’t count. Convince your parents of your love marriage citing crucial mutual emotional needs: Different people have different emotional needs from their partners.It takes some time to gauge whether a person’s emotional needs are going to be satisfied by another person.Help them know each other and familiarize with each other.Later when you bring up the question of marriage with your parents, you’re talking about someone they know very well.