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cousin marriage interrupted a true love story

By Abdul Raffay NadeemPublished 12 months ago β€’ 3 min read

Once upon a time in a small village nestled amidst lush green fields, there lived a young couple named Ravi and Meera. Ravi was a diligent and compassionate young man, while Meera was known for her grace and kindness. They had been childhood friends and their bond grew stronger as they blossomed into adolescence. As time passed, their friendship blossomed into love, and their hearts became intertwined.

Their love was pure and unwavering, and everyone in the village admired their bond. Ravi and Meera dreamed of spending their lives together, cherishing each other's company and embracing the joys and challenges that life would bring. Their love seemed unbreakable, until an unexpected twist of fate took them by surprise.

In the same village, there lived Ravi's cousin, Rohan. He was a distant relative who had recently returned from a far-off city. Rohan was charming and charismatic, and his arrival captivated the attention of the entire village. Unbeknownst to Ravi and Meera, Rohan's parents had been considering an alliance with their family, and they saw this as the perfect opportunity.

Ravi's parents, swayed by societal pressure and the allure of familial ties, agreed to Rohan's proposal for Meera's hand in marriage. When Ravi and Meera heard the news, their world shattered into a million pieces. How could their families betray their love? How could they let a forced marriage ruin their happiness?

Desperate and determined, Ravi and Meera decided to confront their families and express their undying love for one another. They pleaded with their parents, explaining that their love was genuine and true, and that forcing them into separate lives would only lead to misery and heartbreak. But their pleas fell on deaf ears, as the weight of societal norms and obligations prevailed.

As the wedding day approached, Ravi and Meera felt the walls closing in on them. Their dreams of a future together seemed to fade away, replaced by a bitter reality they were not prepared to accept. Their hearts ached, torn between their families' wishes and their own desires.

On the day of the wedding, amidst the festivities and celebrations, Ravi and Meera met one last time. Their eyes filled with tears as they held each other tightly, desperately hoping for a miracle. They vowed to fight against the circumstances that tore them apart, promising to hold onto their love even in the face of adversity.

In the years that followed, Ravi and Meera led separate lives. But their hearts remained connected, and their love remained steadfast. They never forgot the promises they made to each other that fateful day, and they continued to hope for a future where they could finally be together.

Years turned into decades, and the village changed. The elders who had once enforced strict customs began to see the power of love, and the importance of individual happiness. They realized the injustice that had been done to Ravi and Meera, and slowly, the tide of acceptance began to shift.

Finally, in their twilight years, Ravi and Meera were reunited. Their love had endured, and they had triumphed against all odds. They held hands, their faces wrinkled with the passage of time, but their hearts brimming with joy. Their love story, interrupted by a cousin's marriage, had finally found its long-awaited conclusion, reminding the world of the enduring power of true love.

And in that small village, Ravi and Meera became a symbol of hope, inspiring others to fight for their love and break free from the chains of societal expectations. Their tale stood as a testament to the indomitable spirit of love, forever etched in the hearts of those who heard their story.


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Abdul Raffay Nadeem


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