Gender Bias In Family Roles & Unhealthy Parenting

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

Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)

After a string of failed affairs, Alia had begun to wonder if she should look at the option of going in for an arranged marriage. Until now, where she had strongly believed in self-selection, besides the credence that attraction and romance are extremely important factors without which a marriage would not subsist, the results being … Continue reading Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)

The Conditioning…Being ‘Good / Bad’ vs Being ‘Right / Wrong’

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’

Story of a matrimonial meet up….

'You feel their behaviour was acceptable?' Sarika questioned her mom indignantly, explicitly disagreeing. The incident was not one that could be brushed off as trivial. 'We cannot judge them based on a small incident...could be an internal matter too' - her mother tried to slight it. 'Being the boy's parents does not confer them with … Continue reading Story of a matrimonial meet up….