(This article is being reposted from The Quint's archives to mark World Parents Day. It was first published on 17 March 2017.)
Indian moms are known for their excessive love and care. And hey, we’re not complaining — we absolutely enjoy it. But there are moments when their love literally knows no bounds.
But Indian mummies = emotional drama. Now, that is a plain fact.
There are some hilarious ‘phobias’ that often become a part of our growing years. Sample some of them below.
Effin Tiffin Phobia - Beta, tiffin khatam kiya?
BandBaajaBachao Phobia - Beta, Shaadi karlo ab!
PhoneMaphobia- Ye kaun ladki Whatsapp bhejti rehti hai?
CIDMaphobia - Aj tera room saaf karti hoon.
PublicBezzatiphobia - Ye photo kitni cute hai, Facebook pe daal rahi hoon.
PoutPeDoubtphobia - Ye kaun hai photo mein tere saath?
Shaq-ki-Ma-phobia - Ye gift kisne diya?
RantyAuntyphobia - Aapki beti kisi ladke ke saath ghum rahi thi kal.
HaldiWaldiwisephobia - Haldi is very good for health beta.
(With special inputs from: Aaqib Raza Khan)