Expectation, mothering disappointment since beginning of time. No matter how hard I try to keep myself unaffected from expectations, I end up in negative situations rooting from expectations. The incident I’m gonna write about is just beginning of my bad mood today and the circumstances kept adding fuel to that fire. Today, we had planned […]
The Independence Day #69
Till my high school days Independence Day was more than a holiday to me. It was more than those 2-3 patriotic songs being played in loop for the whole day. ” Don’t even think about staying at home tomorrow. I will take the attendance for sure. ” -my class teacher used to say this every […]
Need Changes Our Attitude #68
I felt this several times in my life. I used to feel bad for not having minimal connection with my college friends after graduation. Apart from 2-3 people whom I counted for my close friends, there were many classmates whom I had helped many times in studies and stuffs. Even though we never had terms […]
Double Standards #67
Background: If you have come across my previous post you already know that I have recently been to my hometown and I met some of my old friends. One of them was Suse. I might have mentioned her here and there. I know Suse from high school. In fact from 12th standard I regarded her […]
Dark Confessions from Life #64
Since my last confession post, I was kind of feeling better. I haven’t made any confession on internet before, not even in sarahah! I am always skeptical about the admins of the confession pages. What if this guy/girl actually knows me? What if he/she posts my name too. Basically I don’t have faith in such […]
Fresher’s Party #63
Whenever I go through old photos of mine my whole body cringes out. Same thing happens when FaceBook shows me memories from the past. I wonder how could people have tolerated my pseudo-intellectual stuff in horrible English(even worse than this). My taste and preferences have changed a lot over time and they are still changing. […]
Festivals Then vs. Now #62
It was the last day of Durga Puja and I can’t get over the festive mood. Now I wonder how it used to be like just 2 years back and what it has become now. The morning routine During this time of the year, I used to have one-month-long holiday in school followed by final […]
Heading towards Nowhere! #61
Background: Click here to read. Despite all the meaningless awkwardness on the day I met Ritz immediately after my stupid dream, I managed to stay calm. We had one or two small talks and that’s it. That day I got occupied with work, I eventually I forgot about it. On the very next day, Ritz […]
What make me less Bengali #60
Background: I’m a Bengali living far away from my near and dear ones for the sake of my job. That “far away” is still in India but this part of the country barely has any similarity in culture, language, food habits with my background. This is Hyderabad, my current “not”-home. Bengalis are known for their […]
Confession of a Mediocre #59
I come from an Indian middle-class family. Among my parents, my mom was a bright kid, always a topper. My dad was just “ok” in his studies. Both of them had hard childhood, having financial problem, too many siblings, responsibilities more than age and many other problems that I can’t imagine. As parents they made […]
Have your Dreams ever felt Illegal? #58
Getting steamy with a complete stranger in my dream when in reality I couldn’t be more single – and then feeling curious and guilty.
It Started With a Joke! #57
My male colleague wouldn’t let me pay for my dinner- while not paying for my own food seems unsettling to me.
Dear Diary… #54
Brain-dumping some of the thoughts that have been bothering me on a random day of my mid twenties as I have no friends!
Appreciating the Differences #53
Talking about me trying to adjust to the new cultures of a different state while trying to be polite and respectful.
Isn’t Destiny Overrated? #51
We meet people in our life, lose touch with them and meet them again unexpectedly- not everything happens for a shake-up of Destiny!
How I Reacted to Negative Remarks #50
Calling out my insecurities and discomfort every time somebody makes a unpleasant comment to me- trying to find a way to better myself.
Ridiculous things You can think about at Night #49
Let’s talk about all the random thoughts that keep me up on a weekend night- truly my 3 last brain cells are fighting for life.
5 Common Things that People don’t understand #48
Answering some of the most commonly asked questions to me that I can’t answer in real life without looking like a freak.
My Realistic Study-Routine Before College Finals #46
Reminiscing a day in my life as a final year college student- right before the exam. The study routine is surely realistic and unproductive!
The Sense of Self-importance #45
Reminiscing a casual conversation with my colleague and quicky jumping to conclusion about my “Self Importance”.
The Natural and Acquired Hobbies in My Mid-20’s #44
I am reminiscing my childhood hobbies and how they evolved in adolescence and adulthood and how little useful they are to my work.
Can we blame the ‘Pretty’ for Pretty Privilege? #43
Calling out the hypocrisy of the college students talking about their favorite professor’s pretty privilege.
Sharing My Unpopular Opinion #41
Wasting food and other things for the sake of gaining views on social media- is probably the sign of reaching a new LOW for humanity.
My Complicated Relationship Drama with Bugs #39
I don’t get along with bugs. But there’s more to this topic than meets the eye.
Evolution of Lunch box from Toddler to Working Professional #38
My friends have been asking about my lunch box recently, so I’m reflecting on how it and what I put in it have changed over time.
Things that challenge my self-control #37
I have trouble restraining myself from overdoing things. Today, I’m going to discuss some of the things for which I have the least self-control.
Can Jokes be Offensive yet Funny? #36
Talking about 5 different examples of offensive jokes and the ever lasting gray zone of jokes being offensive yet funny.
A conversation with my inner self #34
Drawing parallels between my past self and current self and trying to analyze what changes are beneficial and what are harmful.
Love-hate Relationship between women and bra #33
Bra is one of the most essential element of women’s wardrobe, yet its not something we look forward to wear every morning. It’s main job is to provide our body with support- creating illusions, accentuating our features are secondary. Here I am sharing some of my random thoughts on bra.
Types of people on WhatsApp #32
Talking about the varieties of people I come across on WhatsApp on daily basis…