Listen, this is not your Punjabi wedding, please don't dance here. No one likes all that here. People are very proper.
You were to get a promotion right? What happened?
You look very beautiful. Mummy used to look so beautiful, no one can ever look like her.
Don't ask her. She doesn't know how to do all this. Right?
Again going out with Arun, he has all the time for you, what are you doing?
Don't talk here so loud, this is not what happens here, stop.
Small insults, small constant reminders that I Am less, the cold vibes, the ignorance and the denial on small things, was breaking me.
These small insults were consistent and they made me feel like I was In a place where I was there to be ragged completely, even if something nice was said, it would be topped up by a comparison or insult.
I was tired and broken by their superiority complex, their ego and their belief that they are better than me.
Later my partner joined in too and therapist helped him see how would he feel if he would constantly hear such things about himself