Do you agree with Shree Venkatram in this post? Maybe this applies not just to American, but also Americanised (or Westernised) sons and daughters in law?
And in this statement lies the essence of India’s traditions, so bound against the woman. An American son-in-law is welcome for he will behave like a normal human being, expect no dowry, no special favours , and not expect to be treated like a demi-god. He will help your daughter around the house, and when he comes over for a visit or even a meal he will share the chores and wash the dishes. What a relief in a country where there are no servants!
But an American daughter-in-law would also behave like a normal human being, not sacrificing her interests, or subjugating her will, or herself to her in-laws…. [Read more here]