My story always starts with my childhood. I have settled that it is both my gift and my curse. I have narrated over and over the passing of my mother that changed the course of our lives. Today, I began wondering and wandering- would our lives ever be different if she were still in it?Continue reading “Shackles of Yesterday and the Promise of Today”
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Women are expected to be everything
Just last night, a breakdown happened. It was something that has not happened in a long time for me. It’s not that I have developed a knack for keeping my mess together but being able to set them aside temporarily. I am the typical mother of the millennia- juggling work, motherhood, wife duties and allContinue reading “Women are expected to be everything”
In Sickness & in Health
There is this one question married people know the answer to. When we promise someone in front of God or in front of a presiding person to stay in sickness & in health, do all of us mean it? Someone asked me why people go in the midst of medical crisis. When a spouse turnsContinue reading “In Sickness & in Health”
Why infidelity is a thing now?
I often hear married couple say, a man is a man and will always be a man. Referring to husbands who “eventually cheats” and it’s normal. When did cheating become normal? In the wild, animals jump from one partner to the next. It’s animal instinct. But why do we consider ourselves human if we wantContinue reading “Why infidelity is a thing now?”
And she is getting married, maybe.
Just last night I had a talk with a friend about bizarre and intriguing topic, marriage. It is bizarre because it started with a phrase that no married woman wants to say, “I feel that this marriage is…”, and intriguing because I did not finish the phrase. My friend would despise me for leaving theContinue reading “And she is getting married, maybe.”
Marriage and Annoying Behavior (It’s me, Not him)
I put my almost 3 year-old daughter to sleep last night, and moments later she put me to sleep. So, here I am early in the morning, trying so darn hard to work and catch up, wishing once in a while that the whole world will stop except me-for just at least 4 hours (ifContinue reading “Marriage and Annoying Behavior (It’s me, Not him)”