Never miss real stories from India’s women. Register Now!
Taboos
She Can’t Hear Me, But I Try One Last Time ‘Ama, I Am Happy Now; I Am Free… I Just Wish You Knew…’

This would be my first time alone, “I hope you come soon.” Covering my face with a dupatta, I had run towards the woods, consoling myself, “It’s just 3 days. I’ll be fine.”

View Comments ( 0 )
Talk Openly About Periods With Everyone In The Family And Watch It Make A HUGE Change!

Period taboos need to be demolished, and we should talk about it openly with even the men in the family - here's why.

View Comments ( 0 )
‘Shh! You’re On Your Periods.’ My Take On The Need To Speak About Menstruation

From using code words about periods to wrapping sanitary napkins like a bomb, we keep periods a secret. It's time we changed that, says the author.

View Comments ( 0 )
As 21st Century Citizens, Let’s Question Tradition And Chuck Out Menstrual Taboos

The original reasons for confining women during their periods is no longer relevant. Why continue with outdated customs, then?

View Comments ( 0 )
You’re Not ‘Down’, You’re On Your Period. Period.
period

While talking of periods, we have forever used the term, "I am down" however, it is time to change that and start using, "I am on my period," instead!

View Comments ( 0 )
3 ‘Taboo’ Conversations Every Mother (Dads Too?) Must Have With A Daughter

Sex, sexuality, dating in their teens. Yes, I know I've raised a few hackles by listing these 'taboo' topics, but that won't erase the fact that these are a part of your child's life. Talk to them.

View Comments ( 0 )
post_tag
taboos
More Taboos articles !

Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!

The Magic Mindset : How to Find Your Happy Place

All Categories