Often we just ignore such things because they are considered ‘normal’.
Articles tagged with patriarchy.
I saw an old lady jumping with the joy who learnt the birth of his grandson.
She cannot understand my feelings.
He accused me of sleeping with my friend.
I come from an orthodox upper middle class south Indian family.
I was forced to leave my job.
She was always ready to taunt or criticize me.
I am a practical person, and have always been.
Her pillow was drenched with tears.
She will get married too and be someone’s Bhabhi.
We have been married for 23 years now.
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I could sense that she did not like me as a person at all.
Have the courage to leave him.
I see nothing in common between us.
I was ashamed of my own parents.
I did not hide anything.
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Some tried to take advantage just because I was broken.
I will not give up.
I was startled by his split personality.
They cry for their son who left alone in hard times of life.
I was traumatized for a few moments.
It’s not just scientific logic, but also Almighty Allah’s gift.
Enthusiasm is the best anti-ageing cream.
Then you say men dominate you.
But the women refused to retreat back into the kitchens.
I would often cry at night.
I made a very big mistake by waiting for him.
I left my career for him.
I did everything for love.
The boy liked Mona a lot.
I want to talk to you one last time.
I am tired of trying.
I grew up so lonely.
I am a married woman, dissatisfied with the way her life has changed.
Why the hell do we think of society so much?
There can never be an end to a mother’s wishes.
I wouldn't be able to work once I got married.
I had a baby girl so they left me in the hospital.
I was admitted to the hospital thrice.
I trusted my brother and had full faith in him.
I'm expected to keep fingers on my lips and remain silent.
I am a feminist, a hardcore one.
He said that my past didn't bother him at all.
She took a few sips, looked at me and said, "I was raped".
Where do all the actual culprits live?
My children ask me to pack up and leave him.
I don’t need to take his filth on my body.
I went home crying all the way.
I could only imagine the pain it must have caused her.
I was fat, not fair enough, ugly.
I directly threatened to commit suicide.
Exactly what makes them think we are available?
He lied to me about his mum.
"Get out of my house"
Most things went wrong in my life because I was a girl who was born in India.
I was doing whatever he asked me to.
A rebellion was the only way forward for me.
I have always followed all their instructions.
I am so sick and tired of this vicious circle.
"Humari izzat ka kya hoga?"
Even when I was pregnant, you didn’t bother.
Mothers will teach their daughters to remain silent again.
I feel bad for such people.
I had to get married to him.
I am never enough for them.
“Kitno se karogi?”
They are busy in training me as the ideal "bahu".
My parents are under pressure too.
I apologized to his wife.
I was surprised but I accepted.
“Your mother-in-law won’t put up with your tantrums like I do.”
But this is a lesson and I will learn it.
Love means giving freedom to the other person.
My so-called 'educated and liberal' husband did nothing to defend me.
It’s not her fault that you have a big ego.
What are these families thinking when they make such false promises?
I wake up in the morning to find my tea along with breakfast ready.
Our marriage date kept coming closer.
I will not forgive them for what they are doing to me.
I tried to be there for him.
I could only kill myself to escape hell.
No one rejoiced in her birth like I did.
I did everything to love my mother-in-law.
And that’s when the harassment began.
I know you got this from your dad.
My parents have always thought of me as “the son of my family”.
I don’t know if this is worth it.
Your “Ghar ka Chiraag” has gone astray
My husband even demanded my salary.
I can’t find a song that praises a girl’s beautiful mind.
My father is against us.
Then began my college life.
He abused me.
I know that he was the guy that I chose.
My husband got his mother arrested.
But one day, something unexpected happened.
Everything was fine.
I still can't believe the boy.
I delivered a baby girl.
All this is making me mad.
I was born in a Brahmin family.
Now I am a happy independent woman.
I was laughing with her and suddenly the next minute I started crying.
You seemed so very happy.
I never imagined myself writing this.
I used to wake up early.
I don’t know how.
I was in utter confusion.
I hate the concept of lavish weddings.
I got married at the age of 22.
I loved a boy and got married to him.
His family is equally weird.
My husband shifted to his parents’ room.
There were some catcalls and whistles.
Finally, I got married to this guy.
I am a dreamer.
I tried to meet his expectations.
I did not think about a “secure future”.
He was possessive about me.
I will never stop wondering.
I had a new role to fulfill.
Fairy tales are intriguing.
Then came the time when I had to get married.
So he needs a woman in his life.
I met a guy who ruined my life.
I told him to take his time and to think.
My father is a difficult person to understand.
Yes, I was in love with the guy.
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“My darling is talking about divorce?”
I was planning to step out of this marriage.
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Now I have been married for one year.
I can’t be a robot.
Any voice against him was put to rest.
They praise me in public.
I married him in that state of mind.
She read her husband's chats with that woman.
This has been going on for 8 years.
My story is nothing extraordinary.
I can't trust him anymore.
I have a story to tell.
I know my good and bad.
I woke up from my dream.
A bride wants to be loved and accepted.
The night we landed in Dubai.
I don’t know why I still love my husband so much.
They were false promises.
But that's how my mother raised me.
Today I feel stronger.
Pari was now a married woman.
He was 10 years younger than me.
I will be getting divorced soon.
I didn't know what I was getting into.
I feel like a piece of paper.
I am a 24 year working woman.
I told him the price has been paid.
If only my parents had trusted me earlier.
I want to say that we fell apart because of our fights.
I live a life that leads to equality.
"You got married to the man of your choice, now pay for it."
I feel helpless with the only ray of hope being my son.
I finally gathered the courage to tell my sister.
I became his last priority.
One day I asked him to call his mother to Kota.
I was inconsolable and yelled at mom.
I told my coach about everything.
That’s when reality hit me.
Ours was a love marriage.
He was everything a girl would want.
I was sent to India on a condition.
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Maybe things will never change.
They somehow always held a grudge against me.
Everything looks beautiful when we fall in love.
I tried to reason with her
Yes, he has to play both these roles.
I was quite surprised to hear this.
And for the first time, the grass was greener on my side.
Why would God punish her with a granddaughter?
To the world we are living like husband and wife.
And then, there are other kinds of men too.
I am not only deprived of family.
I struggle to tell my story.
After I reached Bangalore, the nightmare did not end.
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Back then, he was 6 and I was 19.
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My Ghar-ki-Lakshmi, my rules!
Gurmehar Kaur and Alankrita Shrivastava are bad, bad women.
Your breast is the sole reason for assault.
He took just one day to decide that...
Allow me to refresh your memory.
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I don’t want you to go to your mother’s house after marriage, unless I give you express permission.