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Mother's Day, Satyameva Jayate, and an inspiring story from Bihar are some of the things we bring you in this edition of our weekly posts.
Mother’s Day, Satyameva Jayate, and an inspiring story from Bihar are some of the things we bring you in this edition of our weekly posts.
“To embed motherhood within a certain kind of marriage (heterosexual), a certain kind of relationship (monogamous), and a certain of family model (male breadwinner, female care giver) and project this as a blueprint for a ‘normal’ mother, marriage and family is not only untenable but also flawed.” – Of lofty motherhood and sinful sex work.
“I hope I raise a child who knows that he’s loved and special but that he’s not the center of the universe and never, ever will be.” A motherhood wish list.
Bhavana writes an impassioned post on empathy and the trauma of child sexual abuse.
The folks in this village plant saplings to celebrate the birth of a girl child. Way to go!
Out of the box – An alternate way of teaching art
Unmana writes on the 7 reasons why your website may not work for you.
*Photo credit: darek.zon (Used under the Creative Commons Attribution License.)
New mommy on the block.
Bookworm, nature-lover and wayfarer in the suburbs of imagination.
Fascinated by the power of the written word. And the workings of the human mind. read more...
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I'll be 43 soon and yes, I almost gave in to my conditioning and asked myself- what did I do wrong? Did I lead him on? But not any more.
This wasn’t the first time something like this has happened, and I have a feeling that this won’t be the last either!
So on May 12th, I ran into this man. I was waiting for something and it was raining. He seemed decent and we got talking. About work.
I realised that his company could actually do some work for my NGO and we exchanged numbers. After that we talked about general stuff on WhatsApp sometimes, and he connected me to some others for the work I had in mind.
To think that money can buy you anything is as wrong as singling a woman out after her divorce because the world feels she got overcompensated.
A lot of people are attracted to money and that’s not a bad thing. Which is also why everyone talks about money and the rich. The rich always make the headlines.
The rich, also, get upset when their personal lives are talked about, and rightly so. They have all the right to privacy.
Time moves on. However, people do not.