Love is: Knowing that the kitchen will be a total, utter, mess when he is done cooking, and finding it in yourself, deep down, to relax and let it happen anyways. The meal will be delicious, so why the hell not? You have already fought, nagged, blackmailed and sulked one thousand and seventy eight times … More Love Is – A Messy Kitchen
I had been thinking. Pulling my hair. Gnashing my teeth. Scratching my back. Picking at the pimples on my face. Scratching my scalp bloody. Biting my nails. Re-counting my years. Checking the wrinkles that may or may not be showing up. Checking my awaited grey hairs. Learning new things. Getting promoted. Investing the savings. Thinking. … More Do Feminists Need LOVE from Men?
She sat at the bus stop and spoke to strangers. She is not a better person. She says. Far from it. She is a work in progress. A difficult, opinionated, happy, work in progress. Daily reminding herself that she needs to be kinder. She needs to think kinder thoughts. To be more mindful. To be … More The Subtle Art of Not Forgiving
I am a sucker for love poems. In the beginning, it was a total surprise for me that I could get so carried away. I do get carried away, and can read & re-read my favorites. This is one of my favorites on love, and one of my favorite poets too. Pablo Neruda’s, If you … More If you forget me – Pablo Neruda
One of my all time favorite poems is Unending love by Rabindranath Tagore. Often, during the worst years of feeling abandoned, self doubt accompanied by self hate, feeling lost, feeling used & misused etc ; I have gone back to this poem to find inspiration on how to love myself. I don’t know when I first … More When Love Isn’t Enough- Amateur Love Doctor