Woman With Rare Condition Fears She Will Never Get Married

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Heartbreaking On 2nd March 2018

A 28-year-old Indian woman whose height is just 2ft 8in tall fears she will never get married.

Rare Condition

Santosh, 28, from Madhya Pradesh, India, is just 2ft 8in tall. That's 33 inches. A rare condition of dwarfism causes the bones to grow abnormally, resulting in a small stature her height is smaller than average four-year-old children.

known for stitching dresses

Santosh performs every task on her own, she is also known for stitching dresses.

She misses companion

Santosh fears she will never find a life partner because she is too short and no one wants to marry her. She said,"Most of the women in the village who are of my age are either married or about to get married but I know I can ever feel that happiness."

Never faced criticism

Santosh said: Everyone loves me in the village. I don’t have to face criticism. There were children who would at times mock at me or call me by names when I was young. But now everyone talks to me politely and respects me for my being.

Designing clothes

She said "They come to me for designing clothes and discussing the latest fashion. I enjoy all the attention but I do not have many friends."

Hone her skills

She understands that she cannot grow tall or get married. She now wants to open her own shop to hone her stitching skills.

She doesn’t rely on her family for anything.

Santosh brother Meena,23, said: "She is a fantastic woman and can do everything on her own. She doesn’t rely on us for anything. She is a wonderful tailor and makes beautiful clothes. It was only her determination and zeal for life that she learned to stitch on her own and now earns for herself."

Failed to find partner

He tried to find a life partner for her sister but because of her height, no one comes forward.

No treatment

Her family is poor and they could not afford her treatment. Santosh now doesn't want to see a doctor.

Watch her video here

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