I myself have had this self-conflict countless numbers of times throughout my life, and have been on the brink of disbanding my identity.
However, once a young Sikh initially fails with girls, these two factors play a big part in his thought processes.
Lao Tzu, the ancient Chinese philosopher, was correct when he stated that “Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses.” According to Time Magazine, the act of love seems to be the driving force in almost every human being’s life.
The sub-continent - where most of us Sikhs trace our origins - and the Western world, have differing views on finding this very love.
The two blades of a scissor meet with the kes in the middle - cutting off all ties with the Khalsa in one, simple snippet.
To those Sikh adolescents that are currently having this self-conflict - you need to deal with it headlong and conquer your feelings.