Rita banged the tray on the dining table, she couldn’t take it anymore. The lockdown had made things really messy in an already troubled house. Rita and Alok with their 2 kids looked like a perfectly happy family on the outside but it was quite the opposite in reality. 12 years of marriage, 2 kids,… Continue reading Marriages in times of Corona- a happy beginning (or ending)
He ventured in today and took a seat in the corner. He listened to each of them as they shared their stories- stories of betrayal, pain, broken marriages, angst and how despite darkness that engulfed their life, they wanted to forgive and move on. A self help group for those who were going through a… Continue reading Where has love gone? #TellTaleThursday
A few days ago I overheard 2 of my junior colleagues – in their mid 20’s talk about marriage and wonder when will their turn come. They were looking at the decked up pics of cousins, school and college friends who were all tying the knot, the artistic lehengas, jewellery, picture perfect moments with their… Continue reading Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?
Reena Mundra – 40, single mom, corporate honcho- one of the the youngest and dynamic women leaders to have reached the pinnacle of success at such a young age. She had smashed the glass ceiling and was the beacon of hope to so many young women out there who were fighting misogyny and striving to… Continue reading Living the nightmare #ShortStory
I was at my favourite spot at the peak of Brienz mountains again- the place I frequented as a young girl- when life was carefree, everything viewed from a rose tinted glass looked pretty, I was in love and life felt magical. The whirlwind romance lasted 6 months and then we broke up. I then… Continue reading Shaken, not shattered #FridayFotoFiction
Sophia woke up with a start- sleeping in the day was never enough to make up for a good night’s sleep. Plus she did not have the luxury of sleeping for 6-8 hours like her colleagues who worked in the call center at night and slept in the day. Sophia was a mother of 3… Continue reading Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory
Harry stood at the deck, the moon illuminated the sky- it was a picture perfect sight. His Mama and Dad stood beside him- one perfect,happy family. He froze this thought in a corner of his heart,alas it was but a wish. Constant fights, followed by separation- it was a broken home. As he took the… Continue reading With Mom and Dad #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction