The #MeToo movement in India has shifted the blame and shame from victims to the sexual predators, and it’s about time. Here are five things we all – men, women, organizations and societies – can learn from this social-media outpouring.
The one thing that undermined and unravelled my marriage was not domestic violence, or another woman. It was something simpler – yet more important.
All romantic relationships change us, whether they lead to commitment or a broken heart. A single mother shares a poignant episode from her life.
Asha Rajkumari had to go through an excruciating experience any mother would shudder to imagine – but her darkest nights also taught her about life’s deepest truths and the sanctity of surrender.
When Kay and her husband first bought a run-down farmhouse in Spain, their friends thought they were mad. But over the years, as they decorated, renovated and expanded it, the process became symbolic of their marriage.
London-based women’s rights activist Zahra Rasouli helps rescue victims of gender and gang-based violence and child sexual exploitation. She believes gender discrimination is a global phenomenon.
She was a CA rank holder, set up her own chartered accountancy firm back in the day, and raised five children. They don’t make them like Rupa Debi any more, says her daughter Reeti Roy.
“Our traumatic experiences shape us the most,” says Shuchi Singh Kalra. The best-selling author shares her views on gender bias and social taboos.
Jasho’s story is that of an ordinary, primary-school educated woman from a nondescript village, who became the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’ for her ambitious, globe-trotting husband. Her daughter Anita Panda traces her mother’s journey.
Indian-American Shazia Imam went through what most women fear: She lost a baby and then her marriage collapsed. But her experiences only spurred her to help other women with their own transformative journeys.
Sonal Garodia achieved her childhood dream of becoming a globe-trotting businesswoman powered by ambition and a desire to generate business for India.
A reader asks our in-house clinical psychologist Smriti Sawhney Joshi how to resolve her past with her
alcoholic and abusive father.
Jojo Moyes’ new novel ‘Still Me’, ‘The Only Story’ by Julian Barnes and ‘Eleven Ways to Love’ should be on your must-read list this month.
The author of ‘Letters to my Ex’ on love and romance in the new-age.
Former lawyer Krishna Tamalia Vora launched Mom’s Therapy, a herbal hair oil and skincare brand based on her mother’s home remedy – and she also has a pretty interesting love story!
Rani lost not one but two husbands before she reached her mid-thirties. But this is not a sob story.
Modern-day marriages need a dash of old-fashioned romance now and then, and a staycation at Claridges Hotel, Delhi, fits the bill.
It’s Valentine’s month, and before you get any cheeky ideas, please be informed that a Ministry of Sex is underway, says our cheeky columnist Unsanskari Stree.
Even after all this time and conflict, Kashmir is still a jewel in India’s crown. A tourist family bonds over snowballs, shikaras and kehwa.
A homemaker from Delhi asks our in-house clinical psychologist Smriti Sawhney Joshi how to convince her husband she wants her own career.
Sana Sood journeyed from a corporate life in Washington DC to a startup in Delhi, with a secret wedding in Hawaii along the way.
Our catty columnist Unsanskari Stree has given up on New Year Resolutions. Instead, she suggests a list of lifelong resolutions for single women. Trigger warning: love, sex and real-life truths ahead!
Someone I have been politely pulling the disappearing act on, told me, when I finally picked up his phone, that I am more of a man than him. This open letter’s for you, mister.
Twins Sheetal and Shilpa Chadha have an identical style sensibility, and it’s easier for them to wear the same thing rather than argue over it!
One of the few women authors from India to write erotic novels, Shradha Singh holds pragmatic opinions about extramarital sex, and says monogamy does not exist.
In the twilight years of her reign, the British Queen Victoria was devoted to her Indian assistant and Urdu teacher, Abdul Karim, much to the scandal of the royal court. Here is one fascinating anecdote about their controversial relationship.
In a new column, ‘Unsanskari Stree’ shares her post-divorce experiences of dating older Indian men. Ahem.
Senior software analyst and mother of two Abhrekha Jain offers lessons to working mothers from her own experiences in life and at work.
Trapped in a loveless marriage, this reader fell in love with her husband’s younger cousin. She asks our in-house clinical psychologist Smriti Joshi what to do about it.
Being the woman behind a successful man is a role that takes faith, sacrifice and oodles of love. But it’s a rewarding one too, finds Sweta Chhabria Kripalani.