When one deliberates over the changes occurring in demographic trends, it is intriguing to grasp that it is invariably the fairer sex that seizes attention. This is probably because women nowadays are on the move the world over, so it is easy to turn all spotlights on their direction and blame them for any deviance that occurs in the process of family formation. Sociology of family delves on these issues, while recognizing that in the present day world both sexes have to act as ‘protagonists’ in the realm of household. Though the nature of ‘family’ has undergone a drastic makeover since its very inception, one’s ideas about it remain seeped in tradition and past. It is this irony that I will explore in this essay….