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Mahevash Shaikh

Mahevash Shaikh is a millennial blogger, author, and poet who writes about mental health, culture, and society. She lives to question convention and redefine normal. Head to https://www.mahevashmuses.com to download her free book '30 Powerful Affirmations To Boost Your Mental Health'.

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Why I Am No Longer Invited To Weddings Ever Since I Got Divorced

Indian society still does not have a space for women who are divorced without burdening them with the stigma, and others' weddings can often be a very triggering and traumatic affair.

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If This Is Love, You Don’t Deserve It At All

Is the love you swear by really love, or something else? If you feel controlled, abused, or doubt yourself in your relationship, it might not be.

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When It’s Depression, Don’t Just Be A Bystander; Intervene

We might not want to 'get involved', but intervention can save a life in cases of depression; and we never know how far gone a person may be.

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5 Office Etiquette Rules Which Every Employee Should Follow

You put in the hours, meet deadlines, and are cordial with your coworkers. But is that enough for you to be a good employee?

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Move Over Monogamy, Meet Sologamy; In Which I Can Marry Myself!

What is sologamy? It is marrying yourself, in a trend of self-love that is catching on in some places. So what does it mean in an Indian society obsessed with getting young people 'marrying off'?

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Is Having Kids The Most Socially Acceptable Way To Ruin Your Life, And Theirs?

The most common thing any Indian couple are asked is "when is the good news?" Here's why it isn't a good idea for everyone to have kids.

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