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When you recall a memory, it's challenging to not feel nostalgic or not wishing to return to that blissful time.
I have been thinking alot about adult friendships, not just because I am now turning 31 and handling life and it’s many turns. But because when I was 15 I always thought friendships will last a lifetime and didn’t realise that for something to last a lifetime, it requires efforts, mutual efforts. In conversation with […]
‘Sometimes I feel I want to blurt out so much but it gets stuck somewhere Sometimes I see you wanting to tell me something but it gets stuck somewhere Sometimes I see us sharing a few difficult sentences but then it gets stuck somewhere….\’ I feel like most of my life I have been a […]
When I was to be arranged in a marriage, my sheer work profile would scare off any prospective suitors. I remember my mother telling me that someone saw my profile, but they felt I was too fast and had seen quite much for my age!
Sometimes when I struggle to understand my mother's generation, I remind myself that there are stories behind that exterior that I am unaware of, and that's when I learn to turn my impatience into acceptance.
Indian society is still so divided in certain pockets when it comes to their own Betis, we tell our girls to be one with the boys right from nursery. We encourage them to have an own identity, yet we often tell them to be less once they are married.
The key to truly loving ourselves and our loved ones without any resentment is to love who they were before adulthood happened.
As wonderful as it is to be there for someone at their highest points in life, it's equally if not more important to be there in their lowest times.
Human race has evolved for the better but we have somewhere lost the innocence we had, the need to reach out to someone we didn't know.
As an overweight child and teenager, I would always say to anyone who asked me how I was, that "I am fine." But was I really fine?
Remembering my hometown, memories of my favourite spot near the window resurfaced, leaving me emotional and yearning for that place.
It takes me back to conversations I have with my mother where she is constantly buzzing about her busy day and how life of women is so tough.
As an Indian, there are a lot of values I am proud of that make India, but there are also some twisted toxic logics that go beyond my head.
Women of my generation represent the calculated changes in the Indian woman. A woman from this generation loves herself and values herself as much as she does her family!
I respect each woman making a choice to observe this, and I wish them a successful married life. What I am against is, being penalized and sidelined for my own choices.
We often get so lost in blaming men at workplace that we don't realise women we work with could make it difficult for other women to grow.
Women have always been known to give their all for their profession, household and family. Leaving no room for themselves.
Forgiveness is an act that saves you from feelings of hurt and anger. It liberates you from the control of that situation.
My worth is more than my cooking skills. It is high time that society starts seeing me as a person with many other talents.
Some of the best people who have stood by me and seen me through tough times have been some close female relationships that I have found in my life.
As a daughter, a wife, a daughter-in-law, what is my value? Why are women always forced to do this soul searching?
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