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Successful women are always met with haters.. those who want to like them but the male ego prevents them from admitting their true feelings.
First, they ignore you
later they sneak up on you
they watch you
they hate you
they follow you
but they don’t admit
they want to like you
but they can’t even stand you
they want to admire you
but their ego doesn’t allow them to
they want to appreciate your work
but they find it too difficult
then they criticize you
they question you
they doubt you
they try to bring you down
plant a seed of fear in you
Here, you got to be strong
a badass a ruthless dreamer
whose dreams are bigger than any shit happening in their life
whose aims are brighter than any negativity in their life
you got to fight every day and win the fight for yourself
you got to believe in yourself
you got to stand for yourself
Remember no one gives you the power you have to grab it.
Image is a still from the movie Wonder Woman
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She would serve everyone fresh food and serve herself the stale rice and curries from the previous meal. Some days after finishing the leftovers she was so full she would not even be able to even taste the fresh food.
When I married the first time, my MIL told me that during the Navratri the lady of the house should not eat stale food. ‘Gharatlya bai ni shila khau naye’ — in refined upper caste Marathi.
I was just 26, eager to please, not versed in patriarchy or feminism, and it seemed like a positive thing — respect for the goddess in woman.
But soon I realised she spent the remaining 356 days of her year finishing leftovers. And that I was expected to do the same.
Story - Beauty: Shreya wondered, ‘Are they talking about me?’ ‘But what is the use of inner beauty if the exterior is unattractive?’ Ravi asked. Her heart skipped a beat, and now she listened with the utmost alacrity.
‘Beauty is skin deep, Ravi. In the long run, it’s the inner beauty that matters. I know Shreya is smart and I find her attractive.’ It was Chetan’s voice.
Shreya had paused for a moment on the open door of Ravi’s flat when she overheard him. It was the morning of 27th March, and she had come to give Ravi his surprise birthday present. She didn’t want to eavesdrop, but the conversation had caught her curiosity.
She wondered, ‘Are they talking about me?’