If a woman is choosing to fast on Karvachauth, should anyone else judge her for it or put her down? Feminism is, after all, about choice, right?
With marriage come a lot of expectations, especially from a newly wed Indian bride. Dressing up and looking a certain way, as well as fasting for the 'long life' of a husband are some.
As every mother will agree, every one of us choses what works best for us, and no one outside ourselves has any business judging us. This holds even more true for millennial moms...
They would spend the night together in Pune. Unlike last time, she would not split the expenses. Unlike last time, this night would be all about her.
Should love and marriage be based on mutual respect and understanding or on thoughts like obey and control? If the roles were reversed, would he have asked her for permission?
Society expects women to be a certain way, but it’s okay to be selfish at times, it’s fine to be happy, and it’s perfectly alright to live our lives for ourselves.
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