No Biggie in Seeking Help: An Expectation Setting

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”

It is what it is-Let it go

A blog I keenly follow is KreativeKali. And today I came across a thoughtfully deep and well written Lune. The piece was about letting go. To me this is a dear subject and have learnt much and found freedom by letting it flow. Here is my response to KreativeKali’s deeply thought invoking post. The responseContinue reading “It is what it is-Let it go”

Side Effects of License for Lifetime Sex

Disclaimer: I have no intention to hurt anyone’s religious, social, or emotional sentiments. I might sound like an acidic agony aunt, you can call it a lockdown effect. Writing about the taboo word “sex” in your very first independent post is pretty scandalous. Why is this word a taboo in our society? Every second personContinue reading “Side Effects of License for Lifetime Sex”

Re-imagining Good Friday and Easter

Good Friday and Easter always intrigued me. While growing up, Good Friday’s story was only about Christ’s crucifixion and his resurrection. We are led to observe the history or a story in adoration of the character. I have been seeking to understand the spirit of the story and how we process this information conditioned toContinue reading “Re-imagining Good Friday and Easter”

Indian Parents on Our Dating Life

I am an Indian girl, in my early 20’s and unexpectedly (from the point of view of my parents) have a love life. Something which our parents don’t expect us to experience or indulge in. Be it online or offline, dating without goal of marrying that person in future is something they don’t understand. MostContinue reading “Indian Parents on Our Dating Life”

An Affair only Love Understood

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 Whatever Relationship In the times of Corona or Any Other Disaster

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”