Open UP: #131

I was in PU when my parents got this proposal from a business man. We got married as soon as I hit 18. As in every arranged marriage we took time to adjust. He was very caring and supported my studies. I soon got a job. His business was stabilizing. All our relatives, friends were…

Open UP: #128

“I take every day as it comes – fresh, open to challenge, adventure, peace, joy and a chance to share happiness. I strive to be kind, humble and learn something new. I am truly blessed with many loving people around me. I want to be remembered as a good human being than anything else.” Yes….

Open UP: #124

Every once in a while we come across someone who stands so tall, strong and energetic that they just lift up your spirit and make everything look possible. If angels were true, these people would be no less.  Devi is one such person I had the pleasure of knowing on a first person account. Her…

Open UP: #122

“I have three sons. The eldest got married and threw us away from home. The second one committed suicide. The third one went away somewhere 10 years ago after a fight. I have two daughters too and no one wants us to be home. Both my husband and I are very old and he works…

One Indian Girl – Book Review

This is the story of every woman who tried to think on her own, take decisions on her own, lead life on her owns terms, judged by her looks, complimented about her complexion, sneered at and yet is expected to now her head in agreement to the patriarchal society. Only in Radhika, she matches your stare and questions your intentions, ideals and beliefs.

Open UP: # 62

As I approached her for a picture, she declined saying,  “Click all the pretty girls around. Why do you need my picture?”   When I actually sat down with her and spoke to her for sometime and got to know her, she pinched my cheek and said, “So you know how to behave. Your wife…

Open UP: # 57

“She wanted to go shopping. I wanted to rest. He wanted to play. So they both won. She is shopping, He is playing. I am relaxing. Isn’t it awesome? You will understand if you are married :)”   #OpenUP Subscribe to us for more stories. Follow us on facebook: Hit like!