THE PARENT-SPOUSE CONUNDRUM​

Do you identify with these scenarios? Husband returns home to find Wife and Mother involved in verbal sparring over forgetting the Mother’s anniversary. Mother accuses Wife of doing it deliberately, while the Wife says she honestly forgot and was sorry for it. Both expect Husband to side with them. Wife is being pressured by her…

BEWARE WHAT YOU SHARE

Picture this… A theft committed at a residence, after a family tweeted their family vacation plans; A teenage girl commits suicide after she was harassed by followers of on FB ‘hate page’ targeting her; Sexual assault on minors who unwittingly befriended unknown people online, who later bullied them into having ‘consensual’ sex with them; Private…

TEMPTED TO TAUNT

We’ve all known that nosy kid in school who loved to tease and taunt us for having a broken shoe, or funny hair, or being on the heavier side. Yes, we all hated him. Many of us have also know adults who taunt out of habit, maybe not because they mean harm, but because taunting…

RANDOM HAPPINESS

In life, we crave certainty, surety and sameness of things. We mostly take decisions or make our moves cautiously. Randomness is equated with rashness, but sometimes, randomness can also lead to a happy ending. When Chiradeep told me this week’s topic, I thought, “Gosh, I don’t have theme based pics at all”. He kindly pointed…