As a teenager I never understood why my parents may were so strict on certain issues. But as an adult teaching teenagers, I realized I was more like them than I thought.
She cupped my face in her hands and looked at me pitifully. “Go home, girl.” she said, “Be a good daughter.”
We didn't sign up to be disrespected like this.
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.
Sometimes they forget to live.
But seriously, how lucky am I?
I've opted for creativity in a world hell-bent on choosing the ‘safe’ option.
I thought it was completely normal, until I realized that I'd lived my whole life as a lie.
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 didn't stop to think, even for a second, that maybe, my parents are not quite ready to let me fly far away.
Privacy? Space? Unheard of.