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Dear Parents, Your Child’s Divorce Is Not About You

Women’s Web shared this article again yesterday.  You can read it here. I had written it more than two years ago. This article has been very popular. I receive messages from women who may be going through something similar. Yesterday, also I received a message from a woman who is in a horrible marriage.  Let’s …

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The Intelligent, Young Woman – Wasted In Marriage

I read about Manjula Divak’s suicide the day before yesterday. Excerpts from the article: Manjula’s father said, “She was a brilliant girl. She was going to complete her thesis next month, but her husband and parents-in-law wanted her to come back to Bhopal and do household work.” Mr. Devak told The Hindu that he had already made …

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Why there was nothing holy about this matrimony

This is a true story although names have been changed. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ How much is your budget? asked Mr. Prakash. I can arrange for 4 wedding functions, expenditure on arrangements 30 lakh, additionally I would give jewelry to my daughter worth 15 lakhs, replied Mr. Kashyap. Mr. Prakash: Okay. We are very liberal people. We don’t …

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Hindu son can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in a recent judgment has held that A Hindu son can divorce his wife for the cruelty of trying to pry him away from his “pious obligation” to live with his aged parents and provide shelter to them. Justice Dave, who wrote the judgment has said that insisting her husband to live …

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Divorced At 25: How I Rebuilt My Life And Triumphed

I have read so many articles and watched so many movies that revolve around the idea of “turning 30!” These listicles on social media enumerate “10 things to be done before you turn 30,” with high definition glamourous pictures. The “to do” list includes traveling around the globe, having worthy sexual encounters, discovering your passion …

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The message

Friends and family had gathered for the funeral of Sarita. A reasonably healthy 56 year old Sarita had passed away from a sudden cardiac arrest. She was survived by her son Adish, and her daughter Ahilya and 9 year old granddaughter, Meethi. Ahilya, suddenly found herself in the midst of unimaginable grief. Everything had been …

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