Questioning The Age Old Tradition Of Moving In With The In-laws Post Wedding

December 09 2021 , Dulhaniyaa Desk

Questioning The Age Old Tradition Of Moving In With The In-Laws Post Wedding
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Weddings are a major part of anyone's life and when you look at Indian weddings, each region in India has some or the other unique customs in their weddings. The chain of colourful events usually end with the tradition of vidaior a goodbye to the daughter or bride. Bride then usually leaves her childhood home and shifts to the house of her in-laws. We have been following this age-old tradition from time immemorial without questioning it. Life of a woman changes drastically with her marriage. But have you thought why women are the only ones who have to swap their life entirely? Living with your in-laws has been a common practice for women in India after marriage but why can't a man do the same? Why is she being called selfish if she opts not to stay with her in-laws? Many new age women are questioning these traditions now. Here is how it started: