Dream

Off the Marital Cliff

I want to shred to pieces any existing notions you have about marriage, dissolve them into tiny particles, and destroy all inklings of convention that keep you thinking about the same old thing in the same old way.

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#TeamLightSkin

Who thinks ‘beautiful’ when they hear the word ‘wheat’? Combine a fairness fetish with body image ideals and you’ve got a generation of women up against their own genetics.

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Off the happiness checklist

What happens when you can’t find happiness as defined by South Asian society? As a modern woman walking on the eggshells of a traditional culture, you’ll find your stilettos in a mess!

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A new brand of jealousy

Like women, men get jealous of each other; but to what extent are men jealous of women? How many men actually agree with the whole ‘ladies first’ thing?

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Electronic overdose

I’ve typed myself into trouble more than a few times. As for body language, I’ve been forced to use emoticons, the majority of which resemble the offspring of a hostile alien race.

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Desi Ex-Factor

Can you have good intentions when hurting someone? There is an art to maintaining the title of ‘Ex’ without it becoming the devil’s stamp on your forehead.

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Your attention, please

Population statics prove there are not enough men on the planet to provide women with a steady stream of unabashed adoration. Is that why attention is so coveted?

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Can we stop lying?

When lying is as common as breathing, and every type of ‘fake’ is available for purchase, why do we accuse each other of not keeping it real?

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Public Desi Affection

Now I’m not asking for permission to stick my tongue down my hubby’s throat while granny watches over the edge of her paratha, but why is showing affection still so taboo?

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