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My Dear Wife

The story is now part of a short-story collection available in black-white and coloured prints and as an ebook. I will share the links soon.



I am an Instructional Designer, avid reader, small-town woman and working mother with a fish-eye perspective. I have just published my first book, The Forest Bed and other short stories. If you like my stories on this blog, feel free to Like, Comment, Reblog and Share. You can reach me at or through my Facebook page

11 thoughts on “My Dear Wife

  1. Chilling. I recently read an article comparing the brain damage of football players with the same brain damage to battered wives. Very depressing since the players choose to play and the women don’t

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      1. I agree. At least in Indian Upper and Middle classes, women are being supported by family and friends. One of my cousin committed suicide after 18 years of domestic abuse. After that, two cousins of mine were pulled out of abusive marriages. Unfortunately, the lower class doesn’t follow.

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      2. She has put fire to her clothes. She was beyond help in seconds. She saved her husband by giving a dying statement that it was an accident but neighbours tell a different story. 😐

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      3. She loved him…and he loved her back, it seems…because ever since her death, he is a changed man. Too bad the change came a little too late for her. May be, if her immediate family had taken her back for a few days and threatened divorce, he could have changed then as well. But, Indians, it seems, prefer a dead daughter than a divorced one.

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      4. An unfortunate truth. But thankfully, Indian television is trying to change the attitude towards women. So probably the next generation will be better off. I see that change in my own family.

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