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Can Women Do It All?

Posted: January 30, 2020

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I have been wondering with this thought every time. As I complete my 5th year of marriage and 3.5 years of motherhood, I look back and see how life has changed. I was married at 24.5 , soon after my posy graduation in law from a top ranked university. My husband has been an achiever and continues to be.. academics was my arena more than litigation. I soon joined as an Assistant Professor (law) and after a year and half, we were blessed with a baby girl.

Eight months later, I registered for my PhD , and currently in my final year. I was also blessed with fellowship for my PhD to go abroad, and as a family, we traveled.

And on my career front, I was fortunate to hold certain prominent positions. But as I am turning 30 next year, I was wondering, am I happy? Am I at peace? We are away from our family and we are trying to put a balance to life. And is a threshold against which we are measuring .

Or am I just tired..stressed..exhausted from the achiever we are.

Can a women be:

A. Mom to a toddler

B. Wife

C. Research scholar

D. Professor

E. Human

And yet retain sanity? The constant juggle and rush in life has got me thinking, how do we have it all in perfection?

I wish to know. And I wish to hear.

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