Are there legitimate reasons to be scared of pregnancy?

A woman’s body changes a lot during pregnancy and not all things that can go wrong can be predicted, which makes it no easier on the mother to be. I have no idea how women, who know all of which happens, cope from the fear, or yet, feel no fear. Are they being ignorant or brave? I will never know. One of my close friends … Continue reading Are there legitimate reasons to be scared of pregnancy?

How to tell your parents about your decision to remain childfree?

Telling parents about your decision to remain childfree will be one of the most difficult thing to do. While it is important to understand that they are coming from a good place, when they suggest the ten thousandth time, it is ultimately your decision whether or not to have a baby. In Indian culture, usually, the parents tend to help out when a couple has … Continue reading How to tell your parents about your decision to remain childfree?

Life choices of the childfree

I was in Florida this week for a business trip and dined with our team at a fancy restaurant one of the nights. During the dinner talking about everyone’s children was an obvious hot topic. They complained some and they were proud some. It was an amusing mixture and I almost didn’t mind the conversation. Then someone brought up that one of their friends daughter had decided … Continue reading Life choices of the childfree

Relationships

Everybody knows relationships are difficult. Our parents, elders, society and just about everyone urges the young ones to get married at a decent age. They carefully choose words to scare the hell out of us if we do not do so. However, nobody teaches us or explains how to really make it work before we take that step. You are expected to “make it work”. … Continue reading Relationships

A womans life: motherhood vs marriage and career

This world has several views about how a woman should lead an ideal life. These views change with the century, region and also the situation in life that the woman is facing. They always have and probably always will. I feel compelled to discuss the three most common and fairly important experiences that a woman has in today’s world, from my perspective: marriage, career and motherhood. … Continue reading A womans life: motherhood vs marriage and career