When Life Stops Being A Mirror and Turns into A Glass

Sitting at the window panel of her apartment on a Sunday morning, Simran could barely see anything but a flooded playground across the road. 7th floor offered a great view of the downpour and a lot of cool breeze to be enjoyed with a hot cup of tea at 6 am; and Simran never missed…

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But look mom, no girl becomes a soldier

“Mom I don’t want to be a soldier when I grow up; I want to be a girl”. My daughter said this the first thing in the morning today. “But dear, you are a girl”, I tried to explain her to which she said, “But look mom; no girl becomes a soldier”. And I was…

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The Decade of Changing Love

A decade of changing designations, changing relationship status, changing personalities and changing life; the last decade brought with it so many changes in our lives. Like all of us. A few changed their country and some came back home; and for me the game changed so much. From a credit rating officer to a wife,…

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Rules of the “In-Law” Game

“Oh..!! You stay with your in-laws; how must that feel?” I often some across this statement from my followers on Instagram or even from a few friends living in a nuclear family. While staying with parents post marriage is considered as a burden on the parents in some countries; in countries like India, we address…

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Arguments in a Relationship

While all of us, as a couple, wants to be as Adam and Eve; it is bound that arguments and those little flight are sure to be a part of the relationship. Arguments are a part of every relationship and this is something that is irresistible. So be it be the relationship of a daughter-in…

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Does Looks Matter after a few years in marriage?

An ill-fitting pajama and a comfort-fit t-shirt became my besties in the scorching heat of June. Delhi felt never this worm, the way it felt now. This was my 1st summers post marriage and our house was actually a single story farm house which isn’t surrounded by any other building. This actually meant that our…

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The missing person advertisement

Looking at the papers of the file scattered on the floor, Sneha couldn’t hold back her tears. This project report wasn’t easy to compile. It took her 46 days (to be exact) to complete her research and present this report to Geetika, her immediate boss. Some minor errors and a few missing references landed her…

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