This wall display is a sign of the times, when legal and social bodies are crying foul on the misuse of dowry and harrassment laws by women. For once the hunter may be feeling like the hunted, and some enterprising person even sees this as a commerical opportunity!
In an age of DINKs – Double Income No Kids, I am faced with the pertinent question – To have or not to have – kids (or a kid, to be precise). Seven months down blissful matrimony, a belated honeymoon, and quite a well-settled household, the attention has been diverted to my aging ovaries. The [...]
“So, when does your husband reach home from work?” A female colleague inquired. “Always fifteen minutes after the dinner is ready, irrespective of when I reached home.” I answered nonchalantly. Share and Show:
We talk about female liberation, equality and education. There are organizations, people (both men and women) fighting and striving to give women respect with security and independent sustenance. In a previous post, Haunted by a Woman, I highlighted with a real-life example, the need for women to be able to stand up for themselves when [...]
I am emotional, passionate and artistic and chubby. I was empowered with this self-knowledge after reading Cheiro’s Language of the Hand. My palm has a red, full-fleshy, dome-like Venus mount which strongly asserts my emotional and passionate (read, romantic) side. I have a broad soft palm, and long fingers with conical tips, which means I [...]
Marriage comes with its own set of “tackle-it-right-now” issues. From creatively planning the stuffing in the breakfast parathas to cruelly ignoring the heap of washed clothes begging to be ironed or stashed away; I am wrestling well with time-constraints and multiferous activities in my life. The one front that I could not tackle well for quite [...]
I hear the door swish with the push of her hand as she gingerly steps in, and I know its time to come back from la-la land. My husband is already out of bed – brewing the perfect early morning tea with a dash of ginger, for self and her. We three have our first [...]
She told me it was cold when she was leaving for her house after cooking dinner at my neighbor’s house. I asked her what time does she normally finish her work everyday. She said 9:30 PM. “So you cook again when you go home!” “Not exactly. I only make the chapattis or heat up the [...]