“I’ll Be First to Like Your Insta Posts”, and Other Updated Wedding Vows for the Modern Couple

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“I’ll Be First to Like Your Insta Posts”, and Other Updated Wedding Vows for the Modern Couple

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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f there’s one things we Indians get right it’s weddings. The average Indian is made for marriage just like beer is made for tandoori chicken. Here, the desire to get married is like a highly contagious virus that eventually infects everyone – even national heartthrobs such as Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, and Virat Kohli are not immune to it. So what chance does an ordinary Ramu or Roopa have?

While looking for an ideal spouse, astrologers will tell you to match your gunas and your manglik doshas. Tau jis and aunty jis will tell you to look for shared faith and a similar economic background. I’ve found that most couples can deal with the occasional cultural differences, eccentric in-laws, ill-health, and empty wallets. It is the little unholy things about this holy union that are the most annoying.

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