Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A Suitable Girl

Its a bitter sweet symphony this life, one moment everything going great and the future's all bright,
a long appraisal meeting later, and your career is in dark, and your personal life shows no light,
and while you mostly joke about your married friends, and their sad life,
sometimes you find yourself wishing to settling down with a lovely wife.
Your current lavish lifestyle has its own charms, but you are not in your 20s anymore,
how long till you are able to continue like this, you wonder  - surely not much beyond 34?
But how to woo a suitable girl, is the question you have often posed others,
do you go after the girls themselves, or start wooing the fathers and the mothers?
For you are a bit (being very optimistic here) fat, and the girls don't really like that,
but your degrees point to a successful career, and with their parents you can have a successful chat. 
The bigger problem that you face is this theory about relationships, which haunts you
its called achievers vs. settlers, and this threatens your hunt for a suitable girl or two.
Now the theory goes as such: there is never an equality in relationships - it depends on your luck,
a 7 will marry a 9, and a 6 might get a 10 - you see some couples and go "What the fuck?"
For some people are achievers, who aim high, and look for a settler, who are willing to settle for less,
and surprisingly this works for many people, it is not a complete mess.
However, you are wary of this for you would like to be an achiever, but you are a jealous type,
and with a settler, you will always imagine her to be cheating on you, it will be a constant gripe.
While if you decide to be a settler, and settle for someone less, you will get bored soon,
And you think you will give up on the marriage after the honeymoon.
So now back to the original question - how do you find the suitable girl,
You will need someone your own equal, and then you can pop the question with a pearl.

8 comments:

Subrat Pati said...

Nice compilation of many events occurring simultaneously in life :P

Akshay Agarwal said...

the trick is (1) consider yourself an achiever and (2) marry someone who considers themselves an achiever

Anonymous said...

Very nicely written..you should look for someone who you could be friends with.

Anonymous said...

Somebody teach this pig that KARMA supercedes everything.And the best "laid" plans of men and mice go awry.

Apurba Kundu said...

I tell this to myself- "You’re not the kind of girl who settles. Keep not settling.”

Somehow this reminded me of initial parts of Golden Gate.

Keep writing. And don't settle. :)

Anonymous said...

The Total Package is smart—he went to a top college. The Total Package is an athlete, a musician, and an avid traveler. The Total Package is handsome—and you better believe he’s well-groomed.
The Total Package has a hell of a career going, but don’t you for a second suggest that The Total Package would be a workaholic—The Total Package is a family man.
There’s just one thing The Total Package seems to be having a hard time finding—a girl worthy of his greatness.

Yes, the woman fit for The Total Package will be the ultimate icing on his cake of perfection. He imagines her often—gorgeous as they come, she turns heads; bursting with charm and charisma, she lights up every room she enters; she’s a brilliant rising star in her career and beloved by her many friends. And that’s just her public persona—at home, she’s fantastic in bed, a spectacular cook, loving, selfless, and devoted. Oh and she also speaks French, plays tennis, sings beautifully, reads voraciously and she’s a history buff. His Juliet.

Unsurprisingly, The Total Package is single. He’s immersed in a fierce battle between his superhuman standards and his terror of being 40 and single—because 40 and single is not supposed to be part of The Total Package’s story.

zubin said...

@Subrat: Thats the idea :).
@Akshay: Haha - thats a good one :). Should try it out.
@Anon1: Thank you. Thats the problem - too many friends, no soulmate :).
@Anon2: Why so serious?
@Apurba: Thank you. :). And comparison with Golden Gate - wow - thanks :).
@Anon3: I can compromise on the career bit and French I think. :). And the total package has no illusions about being handsome - he is ugly at best :).

Anonymous said...

You bloody hells always go for girls who are difficult to get. If someone is genuine and will reach out to you ...you term them as desperates. So all the best for your hunt.