A voracious reader, a writer, a poet, a die-hard romantic, a dream enthusiast, a single mom.
The author lost a beloved husband in her early 30s, needing to be strong, she sometimes wears a mask, giving in to her grief when music moves her.
This poem, portraying a grieving mother, will move you.
“Hmmm. No one reacts when a woman gets beaten openly on the street, but the minute a woman starts hitting a man, out come the cameras.”
Yes, you were wrong in falling in love with a married man, but then the married man was more at fault. And if I had to hate someone it should be him, not you. You are a stranger to me, why should I hate you?
I never knew 'excellent' still meant so much to me. Until I heard the doctor apply the word to me as a mom!
A woman grieving for her husband speaks about the deep exhaustion and blackness she feels, and how she needs to be strong, but wonders if she can do it.
When life gets you down, can you stand up and tell life that you're still fighting? That you won't go down?
You lose to the other woman. But is this other woman really gaining anything? What is the truth of these relationships anyway?
A poignant poem, in which a child reassures a grieving mother.
She could sense his temper raising. She knew how to bait him. He asked her to repeat, his voice rising, almost on the verge of shouting.
For anyone else watching Sneha, it would seem so normal, a girl going out for the night for some late-night party maybe, or maybe she was returning home after a party.
I am scared of this society, I am scared for my baby. With the spate of crimes against children and even infants, how do I keep my child safe?
A slice of life story of a young woman all alone in a new city on her first job, and ill. "I so missed my mom, but I did not want to worry them; it was just a fever after all."
A young woman who has recently lost her husband muses on where he might be, and finds an unexpected answer in her thoughts. #Poetry
Why should I be expected to display my grief, or behave as if my life is over just because I am a widow? I want to live life.
A fews ago, a small piece of news captured my heart. A 15 year old girl had decided not to fill the column of religion in school forms.
What was the truth? Was this child his real son, or the 'other'? A riveting horror story by one of our star fiction writers.
Difference of opinion is inevitable when dealing with different kinds of people, but the key is in how to resolve conflict. A thoughtful post.
If you are a 30+ woman living alone, you are treated like an easy target – someone who is definitely looking for 'company'.
Sexist jokes about married men having lost their freedom abound on social media and with friends. Isn't it married women who lose their freedom, though?
Sexual harassment at office by women against women occurs as well, who believe that a beautiful woman always gains favor because of her looks.
A heart-warming story about the power of sacrifice, and what true friendship can achieve.
Love knows no boundaries, neither of religion nor country. An emotional Partition story that speaks of Hindu Muslim relationships.
Does the myth surrounding marriage really stand the test of time? What is the reality once the first flush in a marriage is over?
Will men feel a check if they are made aware of the trauma of molestation by the women they love, and stop them from molesting any other women?
What is so wrong if we want the right to decide when to have a baby? Why should others decide the why and how in our personal life?
We need to empower our girls so that they can hit back if they are exploited. Until then, we need special privileges for women.
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