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How to Groom a Groom Classes (Part1)

Ethics classes at Loreto college, in the third year, are different.

Quite... different...

As a young lady, the extent of your education or skill set should not depend upon how well you can cook "butter chicken" or how nicely you drape your saree.

To be honest, I can't do either very well.

But the bottom line is that I'm willing to learn all of that, for my sake and not for the purpose of bagging the next best groom on an online match-making website.


Gender based qualifications required for marriage: Sister (our principal), started class by reciting a few posts put up on a certain match making website.

Interestingly...the guy's resume would go something like this...."Tall banker/engineer/doctor/etc. earning --- of 40 years, coming from well educated Brahmin/Kshatriya family. Looking for fair complexioned, 5'4" or taller girl between ages 20-30, coming from good Brahmin family."



And vice versa for the prospective bride's ad.

Therefore... In …

Flipping Off Your "Humanity Switch"

You may have come across people in daily life who have the ability to completely turn off their emotions for a while.

People belonging to the "Vampire Diaries" fandom, know exactly what I'm talking about.

What is this "Humanity Switch"? Basically, according to Damon, you can flip your humanity on and off as and when you wish to. 
Switching it off lets a vampire detach his/her actions from any emotional judgment or guilt. This is the excuse these creatures have for killing ruthlessly and actually consuming a nutritious diet of blood, blood and just blood.
Can we do it? Depends...
Upon whether you really want to, whether you have the will to flip it off or whether the situation demands such a thing of you.
You may have seen... Some people are able to keep a check on their emotions for a certain time and then simply break down once they are ready to. 
Of course, this isn't a healthy way of dealing with problems...but then, what is?
Flipping off emotions, even…