I am a twenty something strong woman who is financially independent and well-qualified. I am also fair skinned and I never imagined that a time would come for fair skinned women in our society to apologize for something, but the day is here. My parents always told me that being a “Good girl” meant getting … Continue reading A Sincere Apology if you think that Leggings are an abuse of Indian culture..
He can’t possibly break my heart. Staring at uninterrupted nothings and smiling, just because. Sweet-nothings, pounding anticipation and impulsive blushes. Waking up to a text from you and sleeping to the sound of your voice. Racing heartbeats and occasional hand-holding. I am going to pretend that I like superhero movies. I love being around you, … Continue reading The Honeymoon Phase
Vanakkam. To all of you who has ever asked me, “What does Chennai have”? I don’t know about you, but to me and to all of us who call this city home, Madras has a whole lot of things.It is home, after all. Madras was the first man I fell in love with. The gusty … Continue reading Madras Musings
A The Other Woman, I could easily be perfection in bone and flesh. My married man, you are a compulsion, a need, an obsession, a wrong so right and an intentional stroke of smudged paint on an otherwise flawless canvas. A Is it because Forbidden love is sweeter than most kind or have we just … Continue reading The Other Woman
Sometimes I wonder if there is any way to explain this at all. Long after stars gave way to overpowering sunlight, a hot sunny afternoon. There is nothing whimsical; sweaty palms and nervous small talk about nothing. No arms around my waist or foot-popping, but just pounding anticipation. As you drew me closer, my heart … Continue reading Bittersweet
Breathe. The first time you start a full-time job or enter the corporate world, there is a good chance that you will feel like an idiot. You will think that everyone except you knows exactly what is going on. Give it time. You will eventually realize that nobody knows too much anyway. Play along and … Continue reading To Those Of You Starting Your First Job,
And this is why we will never be ready for love. There will be that promotion we have been waiting for, the interview that scares us or maybe he already has a girlfriend. Love could be in another city while we are backpacking across the globe in wanderlust. We think we are too young to … Continue reading WHY WE WILL NEVER BE READY FOR LOVE…..
It could be in a quaint cafe, a breezy afternoon at the beach or right in the middle of nowhere. You will spot a girl with wrinkled clothes, loosely tied up hair and an air of indifference. She is oblivious to the fact that her coffee is getting cold as she furiously types away. And … Continue reading NEVER DATE A GIRL WHO WRITES
“Because love is not instagram to always show you in the best possible light. It is messy and ugly like the unfiltered snap chats you send your best friend” The first thing you should know about the second time you fall in love is that it will be very different. The first time you fell … Continue reading THE SECOND TIME YOU FALL IN LOVE.
I don’t want a fairy tale ending with you. I grew up listening to Cinderella, Rapunzel and many other tales of happily ever after and believed that life would be perfect if I could wear a pretty dress and hold your gaze forever. These stories never told me that there will be misunderstandings, arguments, pain, … Continue reading I Don’t Want a Fairy Tale Ending With You