Relationships

a short story about husband and wife distributing their work
Gender Roles
Motherhood
Relationships
The Better Soul

I am so jealous of my wife…

Gently caressing my hair, she leaned over and kissed my forehead causing me to wake up while our son slept to my right. A ray of light from the window gently touched her face that displayed a noticeable calmness and serenity. Today I noticed my wife’s face. Everyday otherwise, I see. My gosh this is […]

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Jaat protests and the Jaat Bahu
Relationships
The Better Soul

Jaat Reservations and the Jaat Bahu

I am a Punjabi girl, married into a jaat family. The few days of Jaat protests saw my family getting quiet and staring at me confusingly whenever I walked into the TV room, where the media highlighted the ‘not so good’ behaviour of jaats. Obviously there were other castes of people as well with them committing the crimes but Jaats had to face the brunt of all those actions as they were on the face of it. So my family dig deep in me, inquisitively, silently. They wanted to know on which side I was?…..

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Memoirs of a Dining Chair
Relationships
The Better Soul

Memoirs of a Dining Chair

As some men are running around the house, picking up packed boxes to be moved, Kamya sits on a dining chair to witness what all is left behind…..

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Why don't husbands nag?
Gender Roles
Relationships
The Better Soul

O Dear Husbands! Why don’t you nag?

Many similar episodes happened wherein I nagged my husband to take me out for a movie, call my parents once in a month, spend at least an hour taking care of our daughter, invite my siblings over for dinner, wish my family members on the special occasions etc. etc. Thankfully, my husband is a willing learner so most of these complaints were promptly taken care of by him. However, it was the recent episode of my ‘nagging’ that brought to me the answer to this magical question, WHY HUSBANDS DON’T NAG?

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What happens to husband wife relationship after you become parents for the first time
Motherhood
Relationships
The Better Soul

Relationship after baby: Becoming a Parent for the First Time

I am a new mom and totally, madly, and deeply in love with my daughter however the transition of my becoming a parent for the first time was not a cakewalk. Was being a parent really scary or was I scared? I am a romantic and more often than not I express my feelings singing […]

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