Secrets #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The vase stood on the table, gleaming in the sunlight. It was testimony to our love story. On our honeymoon, as we wandered in the streets of Paris, my eyes fell upon this vase and we bought it. There was something magnetic about it. Since then, it has been witness to our fairytale marriage. 10… Continue reading Secrets #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The wrath against Arranged Marriages – here is why its all wrong

I recall the time when I first visited Hong Kong on a business trip , I was 25 back then and we had a team lunch. Casual banter around the table as we dug into some lip smacking delicacies .My colleagues were interested in knowing more about “arranged marriages” which was an alien concept to… Continue reading The wrath against Arranged Marriages – here is why its all wrong

Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

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?

(Un) Empty Nest #BlogchatterA2Z #AtoZChallenge

Nysa is 28 and its her wedding day today. The house is in utter mayhem as we run around making sure everything thats needed is there and we haven’t missed anything. I decided to do away with the silk saree and wore a comfortable salwar today, much to the dismay of some of the relatives.… Continue reading (Un) Empty Nest #BlogchatterA2Z #AtoZChallenge

Oh My God #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Its been a year of bliss- the first year of marriage as everyone says is like a fairytale. In our case, we took time to discover each other and walk into this new phase taking things as they come. We were very clear about the division of responsibilities right from day one. He pays the… Continue reading Oh My God #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Not the perfect wedding #AtoZChallenge #BlogChatterA2Z

And I met my dream man. It wasn’t the way in which I had thought. It was through the arranged marriage route. But both of us were certain about one thing. We wanted time and we could not say how much. We spelt this out clearly to our families. His family was a carbon copy… Continue reading Not the perfect wedding #AtoZChallenge #BlogChatterA2Z

Marriage Mystique #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I am 27- in a dream job, making a lot of money, independent, have good friends and a loving family. I have it all except that I haven’t settled down. If you are shaking your head in disbelief and wondering in what way am I unsettled – well its my “single status”. In India ,… Continue reading Marriage Mystique #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z