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Day 167: Short tales: Perspectives or Positions?


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Symbolic image for all three women but different perspectives :)

Red is the girl, Yellow and white-mother-in-law, red and white-mother!

Her wedding was tomorrow. She was having cold feet. What will be the world like from tomorrow, for she is going to be a man's wife. She was going to a new home. New family, new methods. She hopes she will be able to show them she loves them just like her family. A deep breath. She folds her hands and prays that all goes well tomorrow and she has made the right choice.

She was worried. She was having trouble falling asleep. Her son was getting married tomorrow. He will be bringing home a wife tomorrow. New girl, newly-wed. Will that new daughter-in-law ever understand the new culture and new home? Will she behave well? Will she cook well for her son and take care of the parents in their old age? Or will she take her son away from her far away. A sad nod. She folds her hands and prays that the daughter-in-law is just the way she wants her to be.

She was worried. She cried a little for her little princess was getting married tomorrow. Her daughter will make the most beautiful bride ever. She has been waiting to see this day ever since her 'pari' was born. Her daughter will brighten up the lives of her new family. She smiles and prays that all falls well for her beautiful daughter. She folds her hand and prays that the new family accepts her daughter  like a daughter and not like a 'daughter-in-law'.

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