Straight Talk Club From the heart of a woman

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When social media changed Payal as a wife

Finding everything in place, Payal felt a chill down her spine. She realised that in her endeavor to be good and responsible, she just broke into a stranger’s place. She must be hallucinating. Everybody left murmuring about Payal and while carrying the baggage of guilt, she started taking heavy steps out. Suddenly Payal noticed some disturbance in the pile of unwashed clothes.

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Not just men but women too establish patriarchy

Our ancestors endured patriarchy and hence even we are expected to follow their footsteps. According to me, that granny is responsible for patriarchy who only wants a grandson as her vanshaj. That mother is responsible who keeps giving birth to girls till she is blessed with a boy. That amma is responsible who keeps reiterating the importance of a son and how parents should invest in a son because he would be their life cover in old age.

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Ever expressed your love for Dad?

Come mother’s day and the market is flooded with gifts, deals, discounts and messages. Not just market, even social media platform is flooded with emotional messages full of maa ki mamta and pyar, almost a month before...

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What matters – resemblance or identity?

I had a painful cesarean delivery and was bed ridden for almost a month. I couldn’t take my son in arms for almost 24 hours after his birth. I couldn’t even look at him to my heart’s...

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The branded Mom of Generation Y

Since time immemorial Mother has been the epitome of love, sacrifice and strength. Though the respect given to her is the same but the relation she shares with her children has changed over time. With each passing...

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New Moms – Trust your mothering instincts!

The moment you see those 2 lines on i-sure,life turns around. Happiness and best wishes pour in from all directions and so does advice. Suddenly all old age “experienced” acquaintances turn into a dietitian, yoga instructor, life...