HFHS class group – Holy Family High School, our batch of 1998.

A regular bunch of students who attended the school, sometimes serious but at times they fooled, learnt their lessons, did their pranks, some excelled, some just passed, some were average, some failed in exams. We all are very common, absolutely normal, just like any other person next door, no less no more! but we were put together in a batch, in this life journey we … Continue reading HFHS class group – Holy Family High School, our batch of 1998.

The ‘perfect’ arranged marriage!

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!

The five letter magic word

‘Sorry!’- it’s the first word which probably confronts us with our very own, undiscovered ‘ego’ at a very young age. Ever seen a toddler/a child feeling offended and being adamant on being asked to apologize and say a sorry? I wonder sometimes, how does a human being who is of such a small age, with hardly any exposure of the real world, has some how … Continue reading The five letter magic word

Love, Life, 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

My husband DOES NOT complete me

Cutting their 25th marriage anniversary cake together Pradeep and Smita’s eyes gleamed with happiness. It had been such a long journey together. All eyes were on Smita as she took the mic to address the guests. Her lovely one piece dress complimented her shape. She did look stunning and breathtakingly fit for a mother of two. As she thanked each and every person who made … Continue reading My husband DOES NOT complete me