Monthly Archives: July 2010

Whose wife is it anyway

. 8 years. Finally I have a sense of why I don’t use the word ‘Wife.’ Husband-Wife doesn’t seem to be a relationship between two people. Its a social and cultural construct. Loaded with expectations, rules, code of conduct. Thank … Continue reading

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Imaginary friends never die.

The little girl was very sad. She could not tell why. She made an imaginary friend. He was lovely but he died. Now she knew why she was so sad. Ah, imaginary friends never die. But this one left the … Continue reading

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Strong and Soft

A mother of 3 kids isn’t afraid of anything. Except traffic, maybe. I wrote to another Mum of 3 today. Yet, I remember, when I was a kid, I longed for my Mum to be vulnerable. To be softer, to … Continue reading

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