Swami Balendu introduces a girl of his school to his readers. She grows up in a joint family with 22 family members.
Swami Balendu tells his view on an issue someone asked him about: after lots of stress at work, he is too tired or has no time to sleep with his wife! What to do? Read his answer here.
Swami Balendu describes the religious and superstitious aspects of life in an Indian joint family which could be a topic of issue for western women married to Indian men.
Swami Balendu describes one topic that can always lead to issues when a western woman decides to live with her Indian partner in his country: the joint family, including her mother-in-law!
Swami Balendu starts writing about concrete questions a couple of a western woman and an Indian man have to ask each other. For example whether the mother wants to work or be a housewife!
Swami Balendu introduces a boy of his school whose joint family had a big fight and put a wall in the middle of their house.
Swami Balendu describes how arranged marriages in India sometimes look like a way to get more helping hands into the house. Read how he gets to this idea.
Swami Balendu tells some more impressions and thoughts on Monika, her family situation and her conditions after her surgery.
Swami Balendu tells of the time after his sister’s death when his family was in deep grief.
Swami Balendu describes the situation that many people face when they get old and explains why a home for the elderly is often the only solution they see.