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" Money & Power attract younger girls to older men and intellect is the clincher ". Is this statement relevant in the Indian context ?

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Asked by prasoon, 15 Nov '09 06:45 pm
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No. Unless a girl is in dire straits and want money to tide over a very serious situation, she will never want to marry a older person.It is the presumption of males to think so.No girl of 20 wants to marry either Mr Man Mohan Singh or Dr Abdul Kalam, even if they admire him and adore him.
Answered by Josna, 26 Nov '09 10:08 pm

 
  
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Money and power might attract some girls to older men, but such girls are few. The girls who are ambitious mostly do that. The girls with rational thinking will look for money and power in younger men too, and there are many who have it abundantly. Only those who cannot attract younger men would mostly go after older men. I have seen after old men die they seek young men. It shows that after all they all want young men. Some get them directly and some on the rebound.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 18 Nov '09 06:03 am

 
  
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Except in most of the villages where girls do not have any say but to agree and marry the man chosen for them by their parents/elders/guardians, I do not think this is true. Some girls get attracted to handsome men, some get attracted to intelligent men, some to men in higher positions but rarely some to older men. Hence, I think that the girls getting attracted to older men is a minority and exception to the general rule. In the towns and cities, nowadays, girls chose men for themselves and get married. The family has to just give their "ashirwad" and that is all.
Answered by Francisco, 17 Nov '09 12:33 am

 
  
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Why do we keep India different from the rest of the world? If this logic you say is good for girls all over the globe then what should stop India's girls to follow suit? Perhaps you would say "our great culture"! :-)
Answered by QueSera Sera, 15 Nov '09 06:56 pm

 
  
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This statement of yours is more relevant in the subcontinent and not in the indian context.In india even if younger girls were attracted to older men ,they wouldn't dare to disclose their feelings except for few exceptions who are basically celebrities.intellect is the clincher for both the young and the old.money and power can attract anyone at any time.
Answered by Tulika Nandi, 26 Nov '09 01:28 pm

 
  
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I dont believe.
Answered by Chandani Dey, 19 Nov '09 04:42 pm

 
  
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This is a universal statement and applicable for all societies and applicable for the whole globe.But the percentage follow this , is phenomenon is very less .As the number of rich and powerful is quite low and there is a very tough competition to attain or get a place there.Personally do not feel there is anything wrong in this,as this is a discretion of an individual to go for this.This attraction is not gender based ,and both the males and females try to get it .after all only intellect can not fill an empty stomach.
Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 16 Nov '09 06:28 pm

 
  
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Yes it is an universal truth
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 16 Nov '09 03:39 pm

 
  
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Slowly the scene is changing as lack in understanding & following their culture by elders & a strong desire when they try to copy their idols (may by film stars..) making very young ready to do anything for money Delhi schools girls accepted that they were doing it for buying make-up, perfumes, sandals, dresses ... when no longer pcket money is not enough
In case of celebrities (Lakshmi shivaparvathy-NTR, Sridevi-B.Kapoor, ..) The same could not be expected for everybody If you look at LSParvathy who married at a 40+, Sridevi was supposed to mary MCVrthy) Rekha still not married (forget about Agarwal). Cases of Sanjay Dutt / Saif is still worst
Did the relationship of Padma-Rushdie last, What about Shabana-Kabir who turned later to Aktar
Is it he same with Shobha? From Anuradha Rajadhyaksha to De
The same celluloid has seen those & compare with these
Jaya-AB is a good example of how thei helped each-other even at hard times, inspite of big lose in ABCL, rship with Rekha still its ...more
Answered by mukund, 16 Nov '09 03:00 pm

 
  
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Indian context has nothing to do with such reference when making decisions of relationships is made as human emotions dont differ much.If a girl gets attracted to an olderperson ,Maturity of the person could be the main reason which she may consider better, compared to young freekish men she must have come across.. Money , power, intellegence could be only secondary which adds as merits to the person she decides..
Answered by Rachana, 16 Nov '09 01:56 pm

 
  
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