The doctor was punctual, professional, pleasant-looking and had a very soft demenour, for obvious reasons. You don’t want your kid’s dentist looking like the clown from the movie IT. Forget the kid, I would get nightmares for years.
The modern day dads are the good guys who are resolutely involved in their child(ren)’s upbringing, ensuring that they not only balance theirwork and life, but also share equal responsibilities with the wife on the home front. These guys are aware that if it takes two to make, then it must take two to raise.
After 40 minutes, we finally reached the counter, it was like crossing the finish line after an exhausting marathon. We were crabby, tired and ready to drop but Baby Z was galavanting like a stoned hippie radiating energy!
…which I was trying very hard to win but in the end there was always something left wanting. I argued back that “I work so hard for this family blah blah blah” but after a point I come to realize that I sound like a quintessential asshole
Don’t get me wrong, she is loved by all of us, but by the end of it we are Indians and getting a household member married off is our undeniable right.