Diaries

Life

My ex-boyfriend is now my best friend--probably because I'm gay

You can be friends with your ex--terms and conditions applied!

Life

Watching make-up tutorials ruined my self-esteem

No matter the make-up products you employ in your arsenal, the results will never be as good as you see on the screen.

Sex & Relationships

Confession time: Rejecting men gives me sadistic pleasure

I'll quit playing games with their hearts, when they quit playing games with mine.

Life

This is what it's like to be an Indian woman on a nude beach

Nude beaches are great fun, but only if you're the one confidently donning a bikini.

Beauty

Make-up woes of a woman with large pores: Here's why I hate wearing foundation

Thanks to my crater-like pores, flawless foundation face is a distant dream.

Life

I am a tomboy and I am not happy about wearing a lehenga on my wedding day

I would rather wear plain jeans than look like a decorated Christmas tree.

Life

A letter to the nosy aunty who gossips about me coming home late at night

You can make a superb spy. Please don't waste your talent on me.

Life

An ode to my moustache: I really wish I could let you go

You are, and will always be, my one true love.

Beauty

I got my pre-bridal done a week before my wedding, and it was the stuff of nightmares

Take it from the horse's mouth, it can go really down south.

Life

I am a Muslim woman, and thank you bhakts but I don't need any saving

Instead, let's save women (of all religions) from sexual violence, please.

Life

Here's the downside of being an emotionally intelligent girl

Being smart comes at a price. What has the world come to?

Life

I'm a lesbian woman, and I'm effin' tired of hearing these stupid things

Straight people, if you have a query, Google it!

Beauty

Boys, some of us love our winged liners and smokey eyes. So stop with the make-up shaming

Because when our eyeliner is on-point, our whole life is on-point. Also because we believe in #BeautyOverBullying.

Health

I binge ate for a whole damn week, and this is what happened to my body

I refuse to look beyond maa-ki-haath-ki daal for the next one month--at least.

Life

I am an only child and let me tell you, growing up was a struggle

Who says being an only child is awesome?

Life

5 things I get to hear when I tell people that I am a Muslim and a vegetarian

At times I am made to feel that I am betraying my faith by saying no to a juicy piece of KFC chicken!

Sex & Relationships

The stages of a breakup, as explained by a terribly anxious person

Heartbreaks suck, more so when you are anxious AF!

Sex & Relationships

Love is a neurochemical conspiracy and it's making my life miserable!

When you've got endorphins and oxytocin having a cocktail party in your brain, it's hard not to be a fool.

Life

Why I am afraid the saas-bahu sagas my to-be mother-in-law watches on TV will make my life miserable

I am no Akshara or Anandi. Please don't expect me to behave like them.

Life

6 struggles only women who drive on Indian roads can understand

You know you're going to be taken for a ride, if you're a woman behind the wheels.

Life

Why I am buying my own box of chocolates, today and every day

I do my own laundry, pay my own bills, take care of my own house--so why can't I buy my own chocolates?

Life

The diary of a girl who forgot to wear kajal to work one day

Dear well-wishers, no--I am not sick.

Life

Does my inability to cook make me half a woman?

What's a woman without a belan anyway, right?

Health

5 emotional stages everyone goes through while trying to lose weight

It's a constant battle between your brain and your taste buds.

Life

5 dishes that fast-food restaurants have totally ruined for me

The very idea of a masala-dosa buger makes me want to puke!

Life

I am a first-time gymgoer, and man exercising sucks!

It's like a battlefield. You snooze you lose.

Life

The pressure to look my best on my wedding day is killing me

No, I don't want to look like Katrina Kaif on my D-Day.

Life

30 life lessons I learnt on turning 30

I'm no she-baba. But I did have an epiphany after turning 30.

Sex & Relationships

I dated a co-worker, and I really wish hadn't

Forget chemistry, a romance gone wrong at the office made this 20-something-woman reconsider the geography of her workplace.

Life

I want a simple wedding, but log kya kahenge? Aargh...

Indian weddings are ostentatious, and I absolutely hate it!

News

The one thing I learnt from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: How NOT to deal with heartbreak

Sure, getting over your one true love is mushkil--but so is holding on.

Sex & Relationships

My best friend is a guy and yes, we are JUST FRIENDS

Breaking news: A connection devoid of lust is a bona fide bond. It's called friendship.


Health

From being overweight to getting a six-pack: 7 things to learn from this girl next door

Yes, that hot-bod comes with discipline, hard work, and well, a lot of sweat. But if she can do it, so can you.

Life

I travelled solo and loved it. Here's why I feel every girl should do it too

If you haven't already. Book your ticket, and do it right about NOW.

Life

I volunteer to feed the homeless after work. If I can, you can too

The corporate rut had completely drained me. My volunteering experience helps me enjoy my life more.

Sex & Relationships

My online dating horror story might make you deactivate your Tinder account

In today's day and age, where everything can be ordered digitally, be it grocery or meds, how hard could finding a boy be?

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