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What happens when you start believing your own illusions?
Lover of dreams, dreams of love
Dreams that were meant to die.
We live a lie, you and I.
You and I, we live a lie.
Diamond and gold, silver and pearl.
Little joys I had to buy.
Because we live a lie,
You and I.
Practiced smiles, sullen silence.
The occasional inaudible sigh.
Moss-covered tombstones that gather
Crumbled bouquets as the years go by,
We did it! We lived a lie.
We lived a lie, you and I.
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If a woman insists on her prospective groom earning enough to keep her comfortable, she is not being “lazy”. She is just being practical, just like men!
When an actress described women as “lazy” because they choose not to have careers and insist on only considering prospective grooms who earn a lot, many jumped to her defence.
Many men (and women) shared stories about how “choosy” women have now become.
One wrote in a now-deleted post that when they were looking for a bride for her brother, the eligible women all laid down impossible conditions – they wanted the groom to be not more than 3 years older than them, to earn at least 50k per month, and to agree to live in an independent flat.
Most of my women clients are caregivers—as mothers, wives and daughters. And so, they tend to feel guilty about their ambitions. Belief in themselves is hard to come by.
* All names mentioned in the article have been changed to respect client confidentiality.
“I don’t want to take a pay cut and accept the offer, but everyone around me is advising me to take up what comes my way,” Tanya* told me over the phone while I was returning home from the New Delhi World Book Fair. “Should I take it up?” She summed up her dilemma and paused.
I have been coaching Tanya for the past three months. She wants to change her industry, and we have been working together on a career transition roadmap.
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