90 Day Fiance: The Other Way star Sumit Singh has been struggling to get his parents to accept Jenny Slatten. Many fans have come to love the duo. However, viewers have become frustrated that Sumit’s family won’t give their approval. One viewer recently spoke up about the different perceptions when it comes to relationships in India and America.
90 Day Fiance: The Other Way – Sumit Singh’s Parents Only Looking Out for Son
Sumit Singh had kept his family in the dark when it came to his relationship with Jenny Slatten. The 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way castmate’s parents didn’t know that he and Jenny were serious. So, they found him a wife. Sahna and Anil thought they were only looking out for their son. So, they did what they thought was best for him. The fan believes that his parents did have good intentions.
However, the 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way reality star may not have been forced into an arranged marriage. Sumit’s mom and dad may have set it up, but he did have a say in the end. Some fans have said that these days no one is forced into a marriage. There is the option to back out. However, Sumit Singh could have only been trying to make his parents happy. So, he agreed to get married.
Jenny Slatten Too Old for Sumit Singh?
Many viewers were upset when Sumit Singh’s mother, Sahna, insinuated that Jenny Slatten was preying on her son. According to a 90 Day Fiance viewer, in the Indian culture, age defines how someone behaves. People typically focus on different things at different stages of their lives.
The 90 Day Fiance India expert fan explained that a young person is usually focusing on getting an education. Then as the person gets older, they are to focus on marriage and starting a family. Once a person reaches the later stages of their life, they are to pass on the responsibilities to the next generation and focus on the “spiritual aspects” of their life.
Since 90 Day Fiance’s Jenny Slatten is in a different age group than Sumit Singh, the two can’t be in the same stage of life. Due to her age, Jenny should be acting “as a guide and parental figure” to Sumit. So, for Sumit’s father and mother to see him in a romantic relationship with someone older than him is shocking. It also makes it harder for them to accept the relationship.
However, in America, relationships work differently, even on 90 Day Fiance. It is common to see relationships with a large age gap. This discrepancy between the two cultures makes it harder for American viewers to understand why Sumit Singh’s relatives can’t support his romance with Jenny Slatten. Jenny doesn’t seem to be aware of this cultural difference when it comes to the importance of someone’s age in a relationship. She believes that age doesn’t always matter.
90 Day Fiance: The Other Way Couple’s Lies Were Problematic
Sumit Singh and Jenny Slatten haven’t always been honest with his family on 90 Day Fiance. When Jenny first met her potential in-laws, Sumit didn’t say they were dating. He had told his parents that Jenny was coming to visit him because she wanted to see India. So, Anil and Sahna opened up their home to her. However, to their surprise, she stayed with them for four months. It wasn’t until Sumit’s dad had caught him sneaking around at night to Jenny’s room that he thought they were more than just friends.
Sumit from 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way also didn’t tell his parents the truth when he went to live with Jenny Slatten when she came back to India. At the time, he had a wife but never told Jenny. Jenny had only found out once his family came to take him home. This lie caused a lot of issues in their relationship. However, the couple has been able to move forward and plan on fighting for their love.
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