Her voice stutters; her pen doesn't .
One hour into this hushed affair, time lost its significance. She was no more a part of the room, but a part of the world inside his head.
"Maybe adulting is about watching your bubble burst, your belief system crumble," says the poet. "but would you have been different have you not been told how to be?"
Despite it being outlawed, people still expect dowry, sometimes in the form of 'wedding expenditure' and 'gifts for your daughter'. A daughter speaks up against it.
A poignant poem wherein the poet tells 'the mind' which often plays havoc with one, to simply 'hush'.
Stress can be a real monster that sucks everything from your life, but letting the light in can guide you to a place of peace, freedom, and dreams.
For most women in India, Sabarimala or the right to enter this temple is a non-issue, grappling as we are with threats against our safety and dignity in our everyday lives.
If somebody tells you their #MeToo story, it's likely that it is the first time they are speaking about it. Here's what NOT to do when they are speaking.
“Boys will be boys”. This is a phrase I have grown up with, every single day of my life. But in my life, I have found that all men do not behave this way. “Boys will be boys” “You shouldn’t show skin, because boys will be boys.” “He cheated on her. He is a boy […]
The decision to not to tell them about her teacher who was taking advantage of her was automatic- her parents had enough in their plate already.
Among all the uncertainties, all the ambiguities and all the pretences, there is always someone certain, solid and genuine. Find out...
Great loves are supposed to be about baring your heart and soul to each other. But what happens when one person can't take the very sight of the scars?
You have just recently given birth to your baby after all that anticipation for 9 months, and are a breastfeeding new mom. Here's all you need to know.
As an Indian woman, I am not safe in my own country. We are living life in a nightmare, when the powers that be have no clue what we really need.
Going in for an arranged marriage? Beware this marriage market hypocrisy (that can surface in 'love' marriages too!) that can lull yourself into conforming.
#Poetry. Pain can leave you scarred forever, and you build an armour around your heart, scared of being judged. But maybe you'll meet the one who will love you as you are.
For an inveterate reader, every book read is like a secret love affair, one that is only between a book and its reader, that cannot be replicated.
#Poetry. The poet speaks about her stutter, for which she is shamed. But unlike many others, "I dare to speak", she says.
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