Indian society

Is Marriage Considered “Free Rehabilitation Facility” By Indian Parents And Their “Problematic” Sons?

Is Marriage Considered “Free Rehabilitation Facility” By Indian Parents And Their “Problematic” Sons? Why do Indian families feel that if a man has lost his purpose in life, is abusive, or suffers from any addictions, the best thing to do for him would be to get him married? Is it a reasonable expectation? Is it …

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The Felony

August 25, 2015 Times of India “36 Year old found dead in his posh apartment. Body battered beyond recognition” Mumbai Mirror “City in shock — IT Techie bludgeoned to death in the elite Santacruz neighborhood. Preliminary investigations indicate no sign of forced entry” Hindustan Times “Slain SantaCruz resident identified as Rizad Syed, father of 2, family lives …

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Why Is It That A Country So Obsessed With Marriage Does Not Recognize The Need For It In Old Age

I had just returned from Seattle, from my best friend Sandra’s mother’s wedding. It was the first time that I had attended an American wedding. I was excited to watch a wedding of this kind, not just because it was in a foreign territory but because it was a foreign concept. I had never witnessed …

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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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