Posts Tagged ‘Relationships’

Ever since I was a kid, I had this idea I would have a large friend circle and hang out and do lots of fun things together. To my 14 year old self, having lots of friends was the epitome of coolness and how other people perceived me. As time went along, my friend circle […]


In the 2+ years I have been in Singapore, I haven’t been to a single Chinese wedding, or any wedding if you want to get pedantic. Which I usually get. Shaun and Sofie very kindly sent me this cute young invite to their wedding lunch: I was really excited to be invited and I could […]


Shaadi Saga

27Aug12

My well meaning parents decided to helpfully guide me along the path of finding a nice ‘life partner’ by signing up (read: cash transaction) for one of those popular matrimonial sites. Initially, I thought to myself, ah what the heck, I am smart, well read, self aware, well traveled, funny, I work for a great […]


From the day I turned 26 last year, the friends at the Birthday table have changed. One of them from the previous table is getting married. I traveled to Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. The one great love dumped me via text. And got married to someone else. I gave Bangalore a whirl, made a mess […]


Fightback

14Jul11

Once, in Calcutta, on our way back home from school, I was chilling with my fellow cab mates when the oldest of them had this sudden idea to narrate a joke. I don’t remember what the joke was after all these years. But I do remember it warranted her suddenly slapping me. Right across my […]


Love Story 4

09Jul11

‘If I tell you, do you promise not to freak out?’ He nods silently, his hair gently rustled by the wind. I look away and look back right at him. And what I see steals my breath away. His dark intent gaze looks straight at me, makes me feel we are the only two people […]


Betrayal

01Jul11

I was half asleep when I received that one text message bidding me goodbye. All I felt at that time was a faint sense of annoyance, rejection, and strangely relief. And when I found out (as usual, through someone else), that he had gotten himself engaged (and soon married), I probably cried just for the […]