My brother often shares how ‘peer pressure’ makes many teenager and adults very sad and lonely. I feel teens and adults make things more complicated than what they really are. I have some simple tips that I am sharing here. Try to follow them with an open mind and see the magic unfold.
This poem won the Spoken Word Contest by BlogChatter in August 2021.
Whenever someone around me receives praise or achieves success, I feel an intense and overwhelming feeling of jealousy towards that person. The feeling intensifies when I see so many people leading a happy life on social media. I feel inadequate, like a loser. Please help me to get rid of these feelings of jealousy.
Riots had broken out, a Hindu boy was accused of raping his Muslim classmate & both communities had gone ballistic. Jyotsna was in the physics laboratory and had climbed into the closet, only to find that it was already occupied. For both to fit in, they had to snuggle close, really close. What happened next?
We live in trying times. Our children are exposed to concepts and beliefs much earlier than we did. We see music videos of children romancing each other in the school premises. My son doesn’t miss the popular serial that depicts love stories of school-going children. The environment at his school is no different, almost everyday, he comes home with stories of kids hooking up and then breaking up unceremoniously. He is growing…faster than ever…and he knows…everything – EVERYTHING.
I had to stay strong to my commitment of being his best friend and guide him in the right manner. Here is how I did it…
What is the true story behind a ‘perfect marriage’? Do opposites really attract? Is there a formula for a successful marriage?