Everyone has a perception that a boy’s life is always filled with fun, parties, riding bikes with friends, drinking, and living opulently both inside and outside the family. Not many understand the challenges and situations a boy, especially from a middle-class family encounters in society.
A video however has magnificently summed up the difficulties a middle-class boy goes through in his life. The video which has gone viral on social media platforms has evoked thousands of likes and comments from the netizens.
Shared on a Facebook page, the video is most likely to leave you teary-eyed and inspire you at the same time.
Here's a look at the video. Below is an apt description of the thoughts and feelings compounded in the video.
Starting from putting aside his own goals and dreams, a middle class boy works hard with a mountain of responsibilities to provide his parents a nice happy and fulfilling life, sister’s marriage, clearance of loans and family responsibilities.
We often tend to forget that a middle class boy is always crumbled under the stress of grades, jobs, relationship issues and tension of his father getting older. Someone rightly said, boys do have hearts. They also break down, but society has seldom given proper food for thought in this aspect, feel socio-cultural experts.
Every boy wants to own a big house, marry a beautiful girl, own a luxury car and lead a happily ever after life. However, nothing is as easy as it seems. The hardest part is job and marriage. A boy is considered useless if by any chance he does not get a proper job. No father agrees to give his daughter’s hand to an unsettled boy.
This fear forces a boy to avoid family gatherings during auspicious occasions as no one really cares about his struggles. Though, he might love a girl. But, fears to express his feelings thinking he might not be eligible enough. He is so burdened with responsibilities that making a girlfriend would feel like adding another responsibility.
On the other hand, many middle class boys tend to refrain from having a girlfriend to save expenses. Those little happiness of life is just a distant moon, which can only be seen from a distance. Despite all the hardships, middle class boys are pro at faking smile. They can hide an ocean of emotions behind their fake smile.
As someone said, it is not easy to be born as a boy in a middle class family. What's your thought on this?