When I was newly married, I wondered why call one’s life partner the ‘better half’ ? I mean right in the beginning of the relationship why would one agree that the other is better than himself/herself?? Life partner is the appropriate term but better half? I think that’s a title one has to earn, isn’t it? In their married life a couple goes through various … Continue reading From A Life Partner To A Better Half
“Mummy aap Papa ko jaanu bulaate the??”, saying so Rahul, Seema’s 14 year old son started giggling. Her instant reaction at first was of denial which quickly turned into embarrassment making her cheeks turn red as she saw Rahul holding the greeting cards and letters which she used to send to her then ‘to be husband’ Vikrant during their courtship period. “Oh ho ho… miss … Continue reading Dil toh baccha hai ji….
Brian Adam’s song – ‘Everything I do, I do it for you’, it’s one of my favorites. While cooking chicken biryani yesterday night for dinner I was listening to it and humming along. It goes somewhat like ‘ Look into my eyes, you will see what you mean to me..!’ My son said, ‘Mumma Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, please play some groovy song now, aap … Continue reading Love is in the air…!
Timidly behind the curtain I stood, tensed and unconfident my demeanor looked, holding a tray I had to walk out, head down, gentle smile though in reality I could shout ! The entire family had to approve of me mummy said, “Behave appropriately don’t giggle or stare!” I wondered how artificial this all looked, for I was neither so shy nor that ‘good’ a cook, … Continue reading The ‘perfect’ arranged marriage!
“I don’t think it will be easy for you beta(my child), think twice before stepping into this”, Supriya’s mother’s words were echoing in her mind over and over again. Especially after her daughter Ruhi was born things had changed a lot for her in the Malhotra house. What affected her the most was the indifference in the attitude of Ajit. Ajit and Supriya had known … Continue reading Love, Life, Marriage