Scene one- Rahul Sharma works in a very senior position in a chemical manufacturing company in Middle East. He is aged 40, a father of 2 school going kids. His wife and kids live in Mumbai. He visits them once a year when he accumulates his yearly leave and comes down to India for 2… Continue reading Same situation- if its a man this is a sacrifice, if its a woman, she is selfish
Most people might look upon me as a strange breed of working mom who isn’t bitten by the guilt factor while she spends 12 hours without her baby. What sort of a mom is that they may wonder? Aren’t working moms supposed to be constantly ridden by guilt of not spending enough time with their… Continue reading Dear Mom I am jealous my daughter loves you more
Meera disconnected the call and chuckled at herself. She ran to the mirror and looked at her image. She was glowing, the blush and pink tinge in her cheeks was so evident. The doorbell rang and she ran out to answer it. A new set of guests were ushered in. The house was full of… Continue reading Marital Rape- is that even a crime?- A short story
In the middle of the night when most people have retired to bed, barring a few lovers who are whispering sweet nothings into their phones, and a few who are hooked to the idiot box or catching up on the latest series of ” Game of Thrones” or some other daily soap on their laptop.… Continue reading The clock struck one and a strange sense of fear engulfed me
First year of marriage. The hubby’s birthday. Demand for party by all his friends and relatives. Let’s call them home for lunch, he says. I look at him- my eyes wide as saucers, a look of bewilderment on my face. Well you know right that I can just cook for 2-3 people. I won’t be… Continue reading Honey we have guests for lunch
We see a lot spoken about having a diverse work force, not enough women in the corporate world, women not getting equal pay and opportunities as compared to their male counterparts. Many corporates are waking up and taking this widening gender gap seriously by investing in women. They are setting measurable targets for the %… Continue reading I get to the top based on my merit not to tick of a diversity check box
I have been reading a lot of posts around why it’s important to stay close to your girlfriends and sisters- especially in the case of women who are caught up in the daily grind of their kids, household, jobs and gradually drift apart from their soul sisters.With the advent of Internet, while some argue that… Continue reading Of soul sisters- friends move on, memories stay!