in Relationship

On Envy

Here’s the thing about meeting people after many many years. They are anchored to a version of you that may no longer define you. They are convinced that you owe it to them to follow-through on your earlier life plans.   Does it read bitter?...
in Relationship

A Template of a Life

There are two kinds of people in this world.  Those who believe that there are more than two kinds of people, and those who don’t.  It is not tongue-in-cheek I promise.  First group believes that there is no ideal way to lead a life and...
in Relationship

Miss you already…

“I miss you already.”  He called to say he missed her barely one-minute after she left for home, having spent a wonderful day together.  She laughed.  She found it cute.  But for him, it was something much more meaningful. She was everything he ever wanted...
in Relationship

Ruh

They were meeting for the third time in those many weeks.  Both their earlier meetings had an essence to them that comes only after years, sometimes decades, of knowing one another.  It was natural.  It was tranquil. It was a pleasure conversing with her.  She was...
in Relationship

Scars

As we lay together with your head on my chest, I run my thumb on the skin over your clavicle where my teeth impressed a crater.  It’s swollen. It’s blue; no it’s purple; I can’t figure. But it looks like a scar on your otherwise...
in Relationship

Sonaaa…

He met a girl.  She was unlike anyone he’d ever met before.  You see, he was always very particular about his kind of girl.  He was sure about the attributes he desired.  The girl had to fit a certain criteria.  She didn’t fit.  She was nothing...
in Travel

That Long Hug

It had been a lovely evening.  He was visiting her city for a day.  He flew in that morning, had meetings during the day, and would fly out back to his city later that day.  They had squeezed in some evening time – post meeting,...
in Relationship

Marxism we bring to love!

I was talking to a friend about relationships.  I have known this friend for more than 10 years now.  We’ve been each other’s agony aunts for over a decade, seeing each other through various relationships, and other personal and professional situations.  We both wondered why...
in Travel

Lallison

On my US coast-to-coast Amtrak journey, I met many a wonderful people.  None more interesting than this girl that I met on my train ride from Chicago to Seattle.  The journey was going to be long.  46 hours to be exact.  So I had to...
in Business

Choose carefully whom you co-work with! (published for Linkedin)

Co-working spaces are all the rage these days. Everyone and their uncles are starting co-working spaces for entrepreneurs and freelancers.  The proliferation of such offerings shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone though. We are amidst an entrepreneurial revolution. According to a 2010 report by...