New Roles—For Me177 Suddenly, I felt like half a person, but I had to rise above my deep loss
Romantic India176 If there’s a single rite of passage that reveals our society’s aspirations and prejudices, our Internet-age modernity and deep-seated traditions, it must be marriage. The way we meet, flirt, court, fall in love, tie the knot (not always in that order) is a telltale glimpse into our innermost selves. With Valentine’s Day holding centre-stage this month, we asked readers to share their true love stories. We were inundated with mail, and many of them had charm enough to convert any V-Day dissenter. Here is our pick of the stories.
India's Shameful Secret71 Indian culture respects its elders, and abuse of the elderly is a Western thing. We’ve forever heard that line. Only problem: It’s a terrible myth
Smitten64 Four stories from around the world, where love blossomed and partners, whether near or far, cherished each other in sickness and in health
How to Get Your Husband to Help at Home46 Traditionally, most Indian men never did any housework and the women didn’t work in an office. But all that’s changed, and it’s good for the family’s health and happiness if men shared the housework
Mom Advice42 For Mother’s Day, May 13th, a collection of gems from all over