toxic masculinity
Life, Reality Check

Toxic Masculinity

I am walking down the street when I feel a few eyes on me. I look sideways and see a few guys gaping at me. Is it my dress? Is it my hair? No. I keep walking, they hoot. They call out a few names and laugh among them. I am uncomfortable now. I walk faster. They follow me. I…

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homesick
Life, Philosophy

Homesick

Like Heraclitus put it, “Change is the only constant thing in this world”. Really, who even likes change unless it is leading to something better. Even then, a certain depressive episode follows when you are going away from a certain place or thing. A nostalgic wave of memories and ache crosses right across your body. There is an ache but…

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PMSing and periods
Personal

PMSing and Messing.

Women have their emotions all over the place. They have to look after themselves, pay the bills, balance their career with their personal lives, their families, their babies, the big babies they married, the pet’s babies and this is only a fraction of those things. A whole another level of problems involve what to wear, how to not get stared…

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Death, Family

For People Who Had To Leave

“My greatest loss, huh?”, she asked the interviewer. Her eyes were gleamy. One could not tell if she was in pain or deep regret. She seemed to walk down an unperturbed memory lane. She sat there. Lips sealed, for like a minute. “Ma’am? Your greatest loss? Do you recall any?”, the interviewer distracted her. She glanced at her and thought…

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Universe and God
Philosophy

Theists and Atheists: A Never-ending Debate

Theists and Atheists. Theists and atheists. I will say that again. Don’t feel attacked. Not yet. I am yet to unfold some mysterious revelations now and who knows you might want to change sides? Let’s start with establishing what your stance is right now. Are you an atheist? Yes or No only. I am sure you have your reason to…

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Love story via Facebook
Love

Facebook and A Love Story

A love story assisted with today’s technology- Facebook is a perfect example of why social media is not so bad, after all. A friend request seemed fascinating that day. She couldn’t recognize the person in the display picture but her pupils dilated at the very sight of the cover photo- kept staring at it, trying to unriddle what it meant.…

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