I refuse to live in a world where I hear stories of women being lit on fire because they’ve been attacked and reported it to the police.
Yes, I speak and understand Urdu. Yes, that is an American accent you hear. You want to know what I am doing here? Some days I am not so sure myself.
Maybe arranged marriages aren't SO bad.
She cupped my face in her hands and looked at me pitifully. “Go home, girl.” she said, “Be a good daughter.”
Because, alas, women can only have one life goal - to find and marry the perfect man, if he happens to be a doctor or lawyer, well then you've hit the jackpot.
I'd rub cold lemons on my face because WikiHow said it would help “lighten and brighten” my skin.
If the only way your child 'learns' anything is when you hit them, the problem is in your teaching technique.
The divorces in my family are not a reflection of my "suitability" as a wife.
A few days ago, people all over Pakistan woke up to the app notification, "Your rishta has arrived!"
When Dimple met Rishi is a sweet love story about two teens who are trying to balance their aspirations with what their Desi parents expect.
I was raised to be my own person. It would just be a shame to get married and finally get to move out, only to have to move in with my in-laws.
I didn't stop to think, even for a second, that maybe, my parents are not quite ready to let me fly far away.