Why I Want an Arranged Marriage
Certainly we can’t force people to marry people they don’t want to. But to me, the idea of inviting my parents into the selection process is not such a radical idea.
BRB, setting up my biodata
Tick tock tick tock.
Welcome to New York. It’s been waiting for you.
Tick tock tick tock tick tock.
“Slam it to the left if you’re having a good time, shake it to the right if you’re feeling fine
I amLooking for
I simply want to outsource part of the process to people who have a direct stake in me winning at the end. My parents have a direct stake in me winning at the end. Not just in romance, but life in general.
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This essay originally appeared on The Toast.
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