An irony of life where nothing can be done is losing the people who have been around you ever since you were born. They would have kept up their presence in your life as you were growing up, while continuing to be there in myriad ways even after you separated from the family. In childhood, … Continue reading Losing your loved ones….
While it's appreciable and a great move that the Indian Inheritance laws have recognised daughters as equal right holders over their parental properties, from my personal observation, it's yet a dictum, subject to many unaddressed pros and cons, that is being arbitrarily misapplied by many families, in favour of their daughters, much against their daughter-in-laws … Continue reading Are The Equal Rights To Daughters Under The Indian Inheritance Laws Being Misused?
The traditional bifurcation of roles went by gender that pigeon-holed the job of a mother to pre-dominantly be a home-maker while the fathers went out to fend for their families. While we know that today, most mothers are equal or greater financial partners, this post quarries those quarters of the society, where the old-traditional thinking … Continue reading Gender Bias In Family Roles & Unhealthy Parenting
The flight was about to land and she found her mind embroiled in a volley of emotions, not one in particular that could be discerned...regrets for all the choices of the past mainly involving moving away from the homeland...elation of being able to touch base again...anticipations of meeting all the loved ones she had once … Continue reading The Home Coming…(a fiction)
Don't you want to socialise? I tap myself with that question quite too often & it's definitely not a 'No'. Asking why? Well...that's a tough one to answer!!!...Maybe for the obvious reasons and that is to please the self by trying to have some good time in good company...or probably it's just a quest of … Continue reading Why do I say no to socials…?
After a year long work break, my first day in a new office, commenced today. Having joined as a Senior Finance Manager, my boss, a senior person and professional, seemed very happy to have me as a part of his core team since the idea that I would offload him, besides the value addition aiding … Continue reading My First Day of Guilt!!!
Children often get into the habit of affixing a relation such as Aunty, Uncle etc., behind the name of every adult they encounter...or, in the Indian culture, so do we lead them to do that, in the process of training them to address everyone respectfully.. Yesterday night, when all three of us i.e. hubby, me … Continue reading The Dilemma of Addressing our Mother Goddess Kaali…