Arré Checklist: What Your Potential Spouse’s Coffee Says About Them

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Arré Checklist: What Your Potential Spouse’s Coffee Says About Them

Illustration: Juergen D

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typical arranged marriage meeting in my mother’s time included a thoroughly cleaned home with lace doilies adorning every inch of the house that cannot be walked upon and some chairs borrowed from the neighbours. Along with that, there’d be two sets of well-scrubbed, well-presented families trying to make it about love – but actually gunning for the best deal in the market.

Two young people, sizing each other up from the corner of their eyes between a wave of imitated niceties would sign and seal their lives with samosas and garma garam chai (allegedly made by the bride-to-be).

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