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)
After a string of failed affairs, Alia had begun to wonder if she should look at the option of having an arranged marriage. Until now, where she strongly believed in self-selection and the credence that attraction and romance were extremely important factors without which a marriage would not subsist, results attained were zero. She had … Continue reading Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)
As she grew up she was conditioned (or at least attempted to be) - : (a) To think about how the world would perceive of her, should she make certain choices for herself whether it was her sense of dressing or her ways of thinking or the way she would talk, laugh or behave.. (b) … Continue reading Women!! Have Faith, Stay Strong and Fearless
I am not truly aware if this prevails in other parts of the world, but there's a way with the traditional Indian community where children, especially girls, are conditioned to be good right since childhood. Same goes for our daughter-in-laws too - now it follows that a girl naturally progresses to be a daughter-in-law in … Continue reading The Conditioning…Being ‘Good / Bad’ vs Being ‘Right / Wrong’
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