New Delhi, India - A week after they got married last year, Nimmy found texts on her husband's mobile phone describing a sexual encounter with a man.
She spoke critically of a 2013 Supreme Court decision that upheld a ban on gay sex under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
In April, activists formally challenged the Supreme Court ruling, which overturned an earlier Delhi High Court decision to decriminalise homosexuality.
) who I basically fell head-over-heels coo coo for ‘at first sight’ and we started dating.
He felt the same way and for a few weeks we dated, spending every possible moment together getting to know each other.
She said people in the West often linked recovery with dating again.
If you are a regular reader of my blog I’m sure you will be happy to learn that in January – after about 18 months – I finally met a SINGLE smart, handsome Indian power guy (ahhhh the best kind!
"It surprised me that six or seven have reached out to me in the past three months."Last month, she filed for divorce under India's domestic violence law, which covers mental, verbal and emotional abuse; this was her only option, she said, as she had no proof of her husband committing adultery.
Her husband's family, on the other hand, wanted a "mutual consent" divorce.
In the end, I don’t know what will happen with us and if we have a future because we live very far away from each other – but two interesting things happened while dating an Indian man for the second time since moving to Bangalore that have really made me stop and think … First, it was great to realise that not all Indian men are afraid to be with a white, divorced women for fear of what their parents will say.
Obviously I haven’t dated much in India, two men isn’t enough to make a truly convincing case on the subject, so my experience level is low.
"In our society, even if you have great job, you are considered a failure if you are not married with kids," she said.