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Our parents put many restrictions on us as children: we could only eat cookies after we ate dinner, we had to put on a hat when playing out in the sun and we had to be in bed by a certain hour. Yet, as we grew older, a whole new set of subliminal cultural restrictions were placed on us, restrictions that have existed for years within the South Asian culture. Sex, affection and intimacy, topics and areas of everyday life could not be spoken of – at least with our parents.