Her parents asked her to meet their friends' son. To maintain peace and her sanity, Rhea agreed. Dressed in her usual casual way, she refused to wear bright red lipstick to her mother's disappointment. The older woman pleaded with her daughter, "Please put some effort in your appearance. Just for today." Rhea looked her in… Continue reading Settling down
It was a different kind of love. Not like the one most girls grew up dreaming about. There was commitment. There was loyalty. But above all, there was the mutual understanding that each partner cherished his or her solitude. She was known to disappear into other worlds with her books and manuscripts while he took… Continue reading Introverts in Love
Momma's boy, Debojit, is on the search for the perfect bride. Join him and his parents as they visit potential life partners. Expect some surprises for poor Debojit and his mother. Check out my short story on Amazon Kindle. Always free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Amazon India: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07D3WHSXD Amazon USA: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D3WHSXD Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07D3WHSXD
When she followed her heart, they accused her of breaking rules. Every time she listened to her own mind, they said that she should try to be more like the others. "To get married is the normal thing to do," they argued with passion. They did not understand that she was alright being labelled abnormal,… Continue reading The Abnormal Woman
A Romantic Little Story This was in The Statesman yesterday.