The Strange world of dating apps can be rewarding and confusing. Here is an attempt at making sense of the chaos.
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This is a short story by Nazeen which she wrote for TabooDana’s Ink It – T Tale Writing Contest. Its a journey of a new mother and how she her search for the bliss in after so much changes and new roles. With Ink It, we at TabooDana wanted to offer an unfiltered and rewarding opportunityContinue reading “What’s this Bliss? Short Story by Naz”
This story is won the first prize for the TabooDana’s Ink It – T Tale Writing Contest. With Ink It, we at TabooDana wanted to offer an unfiltered and rewarding opportunity to bring out bold and authentic writing in those talented and looking for a chance to tell their story. The Hair -Noor Niamat When IContinue reading “The Hair by Noor”
As we embark on a new journey of 2021, we would like to take out some time to look back on the roller coaster ride of 2020. We started our journey in Feb’20 with the first offline event in Kolkata and then in Delhi in March’20. The thought process was to build a “Safe SpaceContinue reading “Floored, Happy, Awed And In Gratitude”
I was attending Wonderleaf Club session hosted on the occasion of Teacher’s Day. Ahanna, a sweet 9 year old, was hosting and she asked me about my favourite teacher. This tickled my memory and took me back to the time when I was six and I fell in love for the first time. Sitting onContinue reading “The first person I swooned over in love”
There are somethings that only Love Understood and no else did. We all know love exists in ways we may not agree with. Taboos around love are socially conditioned. Taboos are pleasures we desire, which are reined in considering social isolation. Nevertheless, behind those closed doors, under the spread out sheets and in the darkContinue reading “An Affair only Love Understood”
A good friend and a classmate from school reached out recently. The first thing he asked was how did I survive depression and made my way back “successfully” from the low. Our conversation went on to discuss some common thoughts that cross our minds in times of a crisis. Confusion, invalidation, pain, breakdowns, being triggered,Continue reading “No Biggie in Seeking Help: An Expectation Setting”
This piece was about letting go. To me this is a dear subject and have learnt much and found freedom by letting it flow.
We are in testing times with the ongoing pandemic. While I hope most of us are home with our families, there are several of us who are away from their homes separated by sealed borders. I am sure during this phase, some friendships must have evolved which are taboo to the conventional frameworks and doContinue reading “A Whatever Relationship In the times of Corona or Any Other Disaster”