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Unlock Diaries: Suddenly, It Felt Like The Many Hurried Getaways That I Would Plan Earlier…

I knew no one would understand why I needed to do this; and finally, I had stopped feeling guilty. I had one life to live, and I needed to do whatever brought me peace.

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I Was ‘Rejected’ In The Great Indian Marriage Market With This Insulting Explanation

I agreed to go the route of an arranged marriage, but I was in for a shock when his educated family based my integrity and worth on something really shallow. 

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Despair And Pain, Or Warmth And Happiness; I Believe A House Feels These Too…

Can a house feel and absorb the emotions of people who live in it, who have lived in it? I think yes, because I feel these too.

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Was Retaining Maiden Name Just As ‘Normal’ A Generation Ago? Read These Women’s Stories
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Did older women who didn't change their names at marriage face issues for this 'radical act', something that is common among younger married women?

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I Do Not Expect My Daughter To Fulfil My Unfinished Dreams While Giving Up Her Own

I have always given up my wishes for the comfort of others; something I do not want my daughter to emulate as she grows up.

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Masks, Washing, No Routine – How To Cope With Special COVID Challenges For Children With Autism?
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Sensory overload and a lack of routine during COVID-19 makes life an uncharted minefield for children with autism. Here's how 4 moms and a special needs educator feel their challenges can be handled.

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