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One year down, saath janam to go! – Cheenus’ 1st Anniversary

My husband and I are poles apart. His dressing sense is impeccable, with his accessories perfectly matching his wardrobe. I barely manage to comb my hair every day and expect it to take the tangled avatar of a cannabis loving … Continue reading

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Common Phrases Heard by Indian Women of Marriageable Age

Below are real quotes that I or my girlfriends have been witness to. “Marry because the boy’s family is well-off” I once met an aunty who repeatedly told my mom about how many plots of land they own in Delhi. And … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Wait to Get Married

The greatest concern Indian society can have for a woman, from the onset of her embryonic development, is her marriage. The mere mention of the “m” word is like as an impending threat to enjoy your life before relatives bid you … Continue reading

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Everything But Time

Isabella was born in a wealthy estate located in a town of residents with similarly comfortable assets. Her mother did not survive childbirth and her father became more occupied with the liabilities his assets produced than devoting himself to his … Continue reading

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