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Many are typically heavily involved in all their children's life choices - from career, to choice in spouse, and they even meddle in their children's hopes and aspirations.A lot of Indian families have a closeness that Western families do not have - whether it is by living together in joint families, or celebrating one of the many Indian holidays together - a sense of constant "togetherness".Britain’s Sikhs, long seen as a minority success story, are plagued by a faction of young men ‘defending’ their vision of the culture – and seeking to impose their views by attacking the nuptials of women who marry ‘out’ It was meant to be the happiest day of their lives – a celebration of modern multicultural Britain at the biggest Sikh gurdwara (temple) in the Western world.
However, oftentimes, along with that closeness comes co-dependence and Indian parents can be so involved in their child's life that they can project their own hopes and dreams onto their child - and the child is raised to please, instead of make their own choices first.
Duty and obligation to one's family is strived for in traditional Indian families.
Many foreign partners do not understand this process and can get very impatient.
It can be the source of a lot of stress in an intercultural relationship - especially for the Indian partner, most of all... Many are basically helicopter parents - on steroids.
I have brown hair, green eyes and naturally very pale, Indian farther is the very lighter skin tone for an Indian, brown eyes & black hair.