The relationship had cracked under the excruciating pressure from my house. All understanding and trust began slowly fading away, like a huge sandcastle pounded and torn away gradually by a cold blooded sea. There seemed an barren plateau in place of a splendid forest, each flora and fauna that had earlier, represented moments of mirth … Continue reading A Sweet Peroration..
When our closest friend broke the news of his engagement, we were all very happy for him. Soon enough,we realized, the damocles sword of marriage would hang on our heads too. I had just breached thirty and had been dating for almost for a year now, yet I had been uncomfortable talking about the next … Continue reading Let’s Talk Marriage
Monday evening, after negotiating the chaotic work place smoothly, on my walk back home, I started to cry. It was one of my numerous depression attacks. Feeling low had been my second nature these days. I called her immediately. She seemed busy. I couldn't conjure any words to her hurried inquiries; only few seconds of … Continue reading Gift of a Conversation
The past few months have been wonderful. Although we both had been burdened with work, effectively curbing our usual junk food retreats, we had managed to brew a thick concoction over WhatsApp. The virtual world never seemed to replace the need for a good old-fashioned date though. An odd lazy Saturday granted us the hope … Continue reading The Scent Of A Woman
After yet another tiring day at work, I chose the nearby McDonalds outlet for my usual solitary dinner. I needed a junk food treat desperately. There wasn't anyone tonight but the girl ahead on the queue seemed to have a jolly long chat on the counter. A minute later, out of a rude mixture of … Continue reading Served with Love