When I moved to Bombay in September of 2016, I had little idea that my future husband would also move to Bombay in the same month. Initially, it wasn't easy adjusting to a new life in a completely different city, and I realized I needed to loosen up and have some fun. I needed to head out and explore the city of Mumbai. And what better way to do that than discover the magic of "The City that never sleeps" with your Tinder dates?
We swiped right on each other in October. After endless hours of swiping through profiles, I noticed Ishan's profile with 'NDA, MBA' written in it. "Who on earth does an MBA after completing their course at NDA!?" I thought and immediately swiped right. Now usually, people swipe right because they find others interesting and imagine a possible future with their match. But in our case, I swiped with the intention of asking him why he did an MBA and planned on unfollowing him later! Ishan replied, "It's a long story; we'll have to meet if you want to know why."
Reluctant but determined to know what was going on inside this guy's head, I agreed to meet up. (Not so easily, though) I kept making excuses for almost a month before I finally asked him if he'd join me to catch a screening of Dr. Strange. It wasn't exactly the best of occasions for me, since 20th November marks my Dad's death anniversary, and I usually never spend that day by myself. My roommate suggested me to go on a date in order to pass the time. And I'm glad I did.
I was expecting to head home after the movie, but he insisted