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Woman Turns Down Arranged Marriage After Man Asks To Give Up Her Dog
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Woman Turns Down Arranged Marriage After Man Asks To Give Up Her Dog

When New Dehli-based Karishma Walia found out that her potential husband is not of fan of dogs and wouldn’t want one after marriage, it became clear to her that it’s going to be an issue. So she turned down the arranged marriage.

“Having a dog is definitely not a temporary phase. I can’t abandon my dog for anyone,” Walia told him in a Whatsapp conversation. Though the guy still tried to get her to reconsider, it didn’t work. Walia just loves her pooch, Lucy, too much and if he can’t accept that – it’s a dealbreaker! She posted the full Whatsapp conversation to Facebook, and people on the Internet have been supporting her since. Take a look below!

Meet Karishma Walia – an analyst currently based in New Dehli, and her adorable pup Lucy

Image credits: Karishma Walia

Walia recently found out that her potential husband doesn’t want to live with Lucy

Image credits: Karishma Walia

She was heavily pressured by her family – mom tried to convince her that he’s an excellent match as he’s good-looking and well-off

Image credits: Karishma Walia

The guy still tried to get her to reconsider…

Image credits: Karishma Walia

But Walia is certain that “having a dog is not a temporary phase,” and she can’t abandon [her] dog for anyone!

Image credits: Lucy Walia

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Lily Yeo
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What arrogance?! Pet is for life. Not something you dump just because it gets in your way. And I'll be very wary of that guy. He expected her to give up her dog because he didn't like dogs. What else will he be demanding her to give up just because he doesn't approve? I'm so glad she stood firm!

Carries
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exactly! First it's the dog, then what? Her career? Her friends? She absolutely made the right choice!

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Gensuzi
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This girl is really a very good human, and a brave girl. I ADMIRE.

Grace Barclay
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love me, accept my cats. No acceptance of my cats - there is the door, close it on your way out. No negotiation at all. Karishma Walia - you are an awesome Human Being & Woman!!!

Joanna Olek
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

exactly! i cant imagine house without pets this is huge issue.

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Lily Yeo
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What arrogance?! Pet is for life. Not something you dump just because it gets in your way. And I'll be very wary of that guy. He expected her to give up her dog because he didn't like dogs. What else will he be demanding her to give up just because he doesn't approve? I'm so glad she stood firm!

Carries
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exactly! First it's the dog, then what? Her career? Her friends? She absolutely made the right choice!

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Gensuzi
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This girl is really a very good human, and a brave girl. I ADMIRE.

Grace Barclay
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love me, accept my cats. No acceptance of my cats - there is the door, close it on your way out. No negotiation at all. Karishma Walia - you are an awesome Human Being & Woman!!!

Joanna Olek
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

exactly! i cant imagine house without pets this is huge issue.

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