Suno Sasurjee: Scoring an Own Goal with My Father-in-Law Over FIFA

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Suno Sasurjee: Scoring an Own Goal with My Father-in-Law Over FIFA

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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eing newly married has many hurdles, but none as difficult as bonding with your in-laws. I know the pressure of “adjustment” is focused on the new bahu who has to make do with her mother and father-in-law. But our new-age marriages cut sons-in-law no slack – which means new husbands like me have to make an equal effort with the wife’s parents.

It was with this noble intention in mind that I decided to use FIFA World Cup to bond with my father-in-law. Since he loves sport so much that he even watches golf, I thought this would be my best chance to earn a few brownie points. Football could fill the awkward silences – if not, there is always liquor.

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