There are so many wives in unhappy marriages who are beaten by their husbands or in-laws. Most times the woman’s parents, siblings and other family are aware of this, and still don’t even lift a finger to help the woman. Of course a woman should always first be expected to stand up for herself, before she expects help from outside, but more often than not, most women are tuned to adjust to circumstances. There are two things I fail to understand. One is, how can you let yourself be beaten day in and day out? How come your hand doesn’t lift up to stop the abuser or to give a smack back? This is big, but the second thing is what drives me more crazy. How can a mother or a father let their dear daughter being abused like that? Or for that matter, how can a sister or a brother let someone beat their dear sister?
You have a daughter, you bring her up with love, fulfill all her wishes, she is your dil ka tukda. Then you get her married to the best person you think will take care of her. All that is fine, but what happens to your love for her once she is paraya dhan? How come her beatings have no effect on you, that you don’t go to her married home, pack all her things up and walk her out of there, slapping the husband in the process? Because that makes more sense to me than you asking her to ‘please adjust’ or hope they have kids soon so that the husband might change?
How come the heart of a brother or a sister does not ache to see their sister suffering? What happened to all the childhood bonds after the woman is married?
I swear to god if someone as much as glares at my sister, or says things to her I would rip that person’s head off at the least.