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A “good Indian girl” appeases everyone in her line of sight, no matter what the cost. And not saying “no” is a big part of it.
The lack of autonomy that women experience due to the restrictions imposed on them by their MIL or even by the husband are likely to have detrimental impacts on their mental health, self-confidence, self-worth etc., says S Anukriti.
It is about time that we discussed how in most Indian households, the duty of tending to elders falls chiefly on daughters-in-laws.
Must a daughter-in-law always appease her saas, for the sake of a harmonious matrimonial life? Or with changing times, it is valid for her to take a stand and let the mother-in-law tone down her expectations?
A video in which a woman identified as Kanta Devi is seen thrashing her mother in law, Chand Bai has gone viral on the Internet for the wrong reasons.