RSS
Video

Bridehood and Somali Custom’s Yardstick

09 Feb

When the time to look for a bride comes in a setting where arranged marriages are in vogue, yardsticks used to get a suitable bride is a hustle. The older generation’s yardsticks might not compatible with the new couple’s preferences. This short story depicts this conflict and the norms adhered to. Nuptial ambitions are nipped in bud to satisfy the demands of these norms. A young groom is forced to abandon the bride of his choice by his culture.

Advertisements
 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: