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This Indian life: He said, she said

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Jun 08, 2019 11:49 PM IST

The war of words in a post-marital apocalypse...

She said: Yes, I know I cry at Haji Ali. And Siddhi Vinayak and Shirdi too. But I am a strong and sexy woman. You know that, don’t you? I run six miles and take apart spreadsheets. I do my taxes and spot decimal differences. I walk home after midnight and climb Matheran peaks. I am strong and self-sufficient and can manage on my own, thank you. Please don’t take me for granted. I don’t want you to. Just because I apologise when we fight. Don’t think it is because I’m weak. I take advice and compromise and say sorry and smooth things over. But please don’t take me for granted or walk all over me. And don’t you dare call me clingy and bring in my family too. Because I will walk out. You know I will. So what are you going to do, my best beloved?

Why do you call me names that come out of the blue? You keep asking for a divorce but is that really an option? ... .There is no winning this war(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Why do you call me names that come out of the blue? You keep asking for a divorce but is that really an option? ... .There is no winning this war(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
“I want more than TV and endless hours of cricket. I want to go out dancing and do date nights like we used to”
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    Shoba Narayan is Bangalore-based award-winning author. She is also a freelance contributor who writes about art, food, fashion and travel for a number of publications.

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