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added on 12/09/2013 by: LaurenMokasdar
Since I was a little girl I had dreamt of going to India. The colours, traditions and spirituality of India have always enchanted me. I knew it was inevitable that I would visit India someday. I did not know that when my dream of going to India finally did come true, I would be going there to meet my in-laws, get married to my true love and see where I would be living for the rest of my life. I left my career as a pharmacist in England and followed my heart on a one-way ticket to India. The purpose of this blog is to share my experiences of Indian life, love and marriage. I hope documenting my journey can provide inspiration and information to those who are also in cross cultural relationships, anyone considering visiting/living in India and readers who are simply curious to see how an English wife adapts to an Indian life. The purpose of this blog is to share my experiences of Indian life, love and marriage. I hope documenting my journey can provide inspiration and information to those who are also in intercultural relationships, those with an interest in India and those who are curious to see how an English wife adapts to an Indian life.
 tags: Interracial, Love, Marriage, Relationships, Romance

 Latest posts on English Wife, Indian Life

My Coconut Water Health Craze!  Posted on 11/23/2015
When I was still living in England, I was hooked on coconut water for a while. Drinking the water of a coconut became one of those ‘oh I must start doing this’ things where we find out about all of the wonderful...
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Our Diwali 2015 Sparkle  Posted on 11/20/2015
Driving around Nagpur during a Diwali night is an almost magical experience. Pavements are decorated with beautiful multi coloured mandalas (rangoli) whilst shops, homes and temples are lit up with the tiny flames of a...
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The Gift of Friendship: Lola’s Visit!  Posted on 11/18/2015
Next month will mark the second anniversary of my move to India! I’ve changed so much over the last two years, I’ve adapted to many parts of Indian life, but I know I still have a long way to go. I know that no matter how long...
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Who is Allowed to Wear a Bindi?  Posted on 11/16/2015
There has been a torrent of online attacks on non-Indian women who wear the bindi. As a non-Indian woman wearing a bindi with a colourful experience of online attacks, I wanted to write about this topic. Cultural...
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Sindoor: Empowering or Oppressive?  Posted on 11/10/2015
Recently I met a girl who stared at me for a while before asking, “why do you wear sindoor? For me it is mandatory, but why do you apply it when you don’t have to?” The word mandatory made me stop and think as I...
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Alfonso the Hero  Posted on 11/09/2015
Something I have had to get use to now I live in India is sharing a house with these scary looking things… Yup, that is just chilling in my living room. These gas cylinders are usually battered and bruised, and I spend a lot of...
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My Unusual Necklace, My Mangalsutra  Posted on 11/06/2015
During my visit to England, several people admired my very “unusual necklace”. This unusual necklace, which I guess does look pretty unusual compared to jewellery from the West, is my mangalsutra. For those who are not...
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Lavender Bags  Posted on 09/08/2015
There’s a huge lavender bush in my grandparents garden, it must be decades old now. Lavender has a gorgeous scent which is known for calming the mind. I remember making special bags of lavender with my Nanny, I would...
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  • Intimate Moments
    Intimate Moments 21 April 2015 09:09:44

    Lovely blog, keep it up..

  • Wistaria_87
    Wistaria_87 18 September 2014 17:56:23

    Lovely blog! :), myself im Belgian and together with an Indian guy from U.P. Its a colourful mix up of 2 cultures :)

  • aatmantheone
    aatmantheone 19 August 2014 14:39:41

    May God bless you both with love, joy and peace!!!

  • Loverboy3333
    Loverboy3333 14 January 2014 11:53:46

    You are beautiful.

  • bublyboy
    bublyboy 06 November 2013 08:18:49

    Congratulations! Wishing you a happy married life :)

  • LaurenMokasdar
    LaurenMokasdar 07 November 2013 18:20:10

    Thank you!!

  • lindasmth76
    lindasmth76 08 October 2013 15:55:11

    nice story love to know more like this

  • LaurenMokasdar
    LaurenMokasdar 19 October 2013 17:50:59

    Thank you x

  • Nacera_me
    Nacera_me 15 September 2013 16:54:48

    hey Lauren, I understand fully what you feel as I experienced the same...not in India but me too I moved to Egypt and left a great career behind for the sake of love....it's wonderful and keeps feeding your life constantly and unveils within us things we never thought existed ...Enjoy !

  • LaurenMokasdar
    LaurenMokasdar 25 September 2013 18:54:48

    Hello! yes, then you definitely understand. How wonderful!! :D Thank you for getting in touch! Egypt is somewhere I have always wanted to visit! How wonderful :D Good luck with your lovely life in Egypt!! x

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