page 205 of 244 of An Unrestored Woman

Kavitha and Mustafa

“in the time since they had married, it seemed to her that she’d lost most of her preferences”. Of course since the marriages are arranged it’s not unusual for neither person to be happy, but it does speak to the broader definition of a union in which when you’re forced to be with someone (willingly or not) you have to shape yourself to fit in that space, like being in a crowded bogie.