Some FAQs from prospective Mother in laws, which which inspired me to write this
Do u look as good as ur pic suggests?
No, I look slightly better.
Are u intelligent?
Dont know but I just happened to do Btech from IIT Madras.
Are caring, fun loving, jovial blah blah... ?
Will believe me if I say yes?
So how would u describe urself?
Pursuing PhD in Electrical Engineering in Dallas, USA. Interested in Hinduism, Hindu culture and philosophy. Can speak Konkani(native), Kannada, Hindi, English and a bit of Samskritam; can understand Tamil and Marathi. At Dallas, am attending Samskritam classes, and teaching a basic Samskritam class too. Have flair for travel and visiting places. Spiritually and religiously inclined. somewhat interested in Hindustani/ Carnatic music. And... a dry sense of humor.
Do u want to settle in US?
Nope, m thinking of coming back to India in a few years.
What qaualities do u seek in ur spouse?
Educated and grounded in Hindu culture; family oriented. Spiritually and religiously inclined. Interest in Hindustani/ Carnatic music, esp in bhajan/abhang would be a plus.
Do u want ur wife to b part time or full time employed?
Part time would be ideal, home maker wud be great too.
But we cant agree with all these criterion?
Its okay. One isnt very rigid. However, if u think our views are drastically divergent, u need not waste ur time.