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Domestic Violence Awareness

This topic is very close to me, because I have witnessed domestic abuse and it's side effects, something that has been etched into my mind and defines my childhood. Lets define domestic violence, it is a form of dominate or controlling behavior in a relationship between two partners, in most cases men over women. Anyone … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness

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The skin I am given

Coming from a south Asian background, regardless of being born and raised in America, the color of my skin has been an issue. In the south Asian culture, the color of your skin determines your social status, if you have light skin you are favored more, given more opportunities, but that can be said for … Continue reading The skin I am given

Happy Birthday to me!

As you can already tell from the name of my blog, I'm a Virgo, and my birthday falls on September 12. This year I am 28 years old, I'm sort of scared because I'm almost 30. You hear so many stories of how many people start to find themselves in their 30's, they have this … Continue reading Happy Birthday to me!

Big Fat South Asian Wedding

There is nothing more celebrated in the South Asian culture then weddings. South Asian weddings are like mini festivals, a family reunion of sorts, with excess amount of food and loud music. Your rank in your social circle is determined on how extravagant the wedding is. Weddings in general are the only time when people … Continue reading Big Fat South Asian Wedding

Molested

He was nine and I was four, we were friends, thick as thieves, he was tall and lean I was short and skinny. We were family friends, him and I. One day he was over with his family, "lets play a new game, do you trust me?" He checked to see if the coast was … Continue reading Molested

Serious Times

We are going through a time where there is so much going on, socially, politically, and emotionally. People are constantly on edge, and as time progresses things are only getting worse. I remember growing up and never hearing of  such a thing as suicide bombing, cyber attacks, or any social or political unrest. Yes, these are … Continue reading Serious Times

Women vs The South Asian Dynamic

Disclaimer; I wrote this blog to highlight some of the negative issues most women face in the south Asian culture. You would think with how fast time is moving forward, our traditions and cultures would adapt with the rest of the world, but unfortunately that is not the case. All south Asian cultures are not … Continue reading Women vs The South Asian Dynamic

No one likes a Bully!

Bully : a blustering, browbeating person; especially :  one who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker, smaller, or in some way vulnerable (Merriam-Webster). There are four types of bullying, physical, verbal, social, and cyber. Physical bullying is hitting, kicking, tripping, pinching, pushing or damaging property. Verbal bullying includes name calling, insults, teasing, intimidation, … Continue reading No one likes a Bully!