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Losing your home twice over!

A random conversation after lunch one afternoon amidst three daughters-in-law (DIL) revealed a startling truth. The youngest amongst the three stated, “mera ghar kahan hain?” (read where is my home?) She continued, “my parents tell me that my husband’s house is my home now while in different ways I’m made to feel like an outsider

You, me and Friends! Part II

After publishing the post You, me and Friends, I thought I needed to further discuss about that ‘friendship’ hurting the marriage which does NOT involve sex. Isn’t that crazy? Ideally one would have thought an extra-marital affair with one partner finding sexual gratification elsewhere would in some ways be more difficult to deal with. The betrayal there is evident! The sexual

You, me and friends!

When we were dating, my boyfriend was my good friend with whom I shared everything. I could say anything and knew that it would be accepted at face value. It wouldn’t be flung back at me during a fight or shared with others. Here was someone who truly listened and knew me – the vulnerable me