So now, when they see girls wearing jeans and skirts (so different from what they have seen their mothers and grandmothers wear), or girls drinking alcohol (something that only men drink in their families while women sit separately talking about pressure cookers and bharta recipes), their brains automatically infer that these girls aren’t good.

Are Men Really from Mars?

Men are expected to behave in a certain way in the society too, which too plays a part in isolating them from women. Men are expected to be strong and protective. Men are expected to become engineers and doctors. Men are stereotyped to be macho. Men are expected to earn a living. Men are expected never to break down.

The Great Indian Bahu

The Great Indian Bahu

If you like to roam around in your PJs, sipping on mango milkshakes and watching Game of Thrones while munching loudly on potato chips with your feet hoisted comfortably on round pillows once in a while, that doesn’t make you any less of an ideal Bahu.