Browsing All posts tagged under »husband«

My Husband’s Fast (Abstinence)

October 20, 2016

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There is so much debate going on about Karva Chauth this week that I thought let me add a post and cash in on the popularity of this topic. I don’t observe Karva Chauth (or any other fast) and neither does my husband. We both love food too much. In 2014, we had been in Canada […]

Quest for the Perfect Gift

September 13, 2016

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Sid and I have this wonderful tradition. He buys me presents and I return them to get something that suits my needs and personality more. Okay, it’s not that wonderful. But it’s a system and it works. However, he has been complaining that he doesn’t know what to buy me anymore, because apparently I am […]

We tried something new in bed

May 8, 2016

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While the word “husband,” is still foreign to me, Sid and I have been married for five years and been together for nine. We can read each other’s minds and complete each other’s sentences. We have come a long way in our journey of harmoniously living together. While we still have the good fortune of […]

Is the wedding day important?

April 9, 2016

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I hid our wedding album in storage for the longest time. I don’t show it to anyone. I hate how I look in wedding wear! I hate (Indian) weddings. I just don’t like wearing sarees or make-up or high-heels or gold jewelry. I hate having to poke my eyes with lenses. I don’t like crowds. I just […]

A Life-Changing Experience at 34!

July 17, 2015

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I have always been an adventurous person. I’ve done brave things like sit in a hairdresser’s chair and told him to go nuts and style my hair as he wished. I have coloured my hair in rainbow hues. Yes, basically I have done a whole bunch of hair stuff. I am a daredevil, you see! […]

No WiFi!

November 29, 2014

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A few days ago, I got a friendly warning from our internet service provider letting me know that we had used up 75% of our monthly data allowance. Yes, in Canada, we still have limited internet usage allowance. Unlimited data is pretty rare because it’s expensive. This limited usage is not very convenient for my […]

Top 10 Things That Make My Marriage Work

November 4, 2014

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I began dating Sid almost eight years ago and we’ve been married for almost four. In today’s world, this makes me a marriage expert. Why? Because we’re still alive, we don’t hate each other; we’re still married, like being married and probably will stay married for a bit hopefully. This is not meant to be […]

The Summer of Twenty Fourteen (2014)

September 21, 2014

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Warning: This post may be nauseating to some people owing to its focus on marital bliss, three years in and seven years on, since I met Sid, the type of guy my father always dreamed I would marry. Strong, dependable. Macho on the outside, cute and funny on the inside. Like I said, nauseating. The summer […]

5 Pet Peeves

December 2, 2013

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Sorry, my 30-day challenge took a mini vacation for thanksgiving! Sid and I drove 6.5 hours to surprise his parents who just arrived in Pittsburgh a few days ago! Heavy snow and long immigration lines later, the sheer joy on their faces was totally worth it! Isn’t it amazing, the little things we do can […]

My Husband’s (Other) Valentine

February 15, 2013

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Sid and I don’t really celebrate this day. He teases me about getting me flowers or surprising me with jewelry. But he wouldn’t dare! So this Valentine’s Day, being a Thursday, was treated as any other Thursday. Since my husband is a consultant, he travels Monday to Thursday; so on Thursdays, we usually go out […]

I Am The Real Housewife of Chicago

January 23, 2013

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I am a housewife all right. But I am not the van-driving soccer mom nor do I look like Snooki or feature on a trashy reality show that everyone secretly watches. I have no children, no suburban home with a yard and white picket fence nor do I have a yacht and a husband with […]

The Husband’s Side of the Story

December 2, 2012

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The male readers of my blog have been telling me that I am always making fun of my husband. So here goes. I am out to prove that I am capable of making fun of myself. Step 1 to reading this post is to watch the video below. This is my husband’s version of the […]

What the “Toilet Seat Experiment” Taught Me

November 2, 2012

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Everyone thinks at some point that their marriage will “never be like everyone else’s”. This includes me. When I read about women getting hopping mad with their husbands for not putting the toilet seat down, I wondered how juvenile they were! If the seat is up, put it down. Is it worth having bitter fights […]

How I Learned to Fail

September 10, 2012

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On this India trip, mostly people told me, “You have not changed at all! Marriage hasn’t changed you one bit.” It makes me very happy. Because it tells me that I still have the same exuberance and madness about me – the stuff that makes me – ME. But on speaking to me a little […]

5 Warnings to go with “5 Types Of Men Who Make GREAT Husbands”

March 24, 2012

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When I read “5 Types Of Men Who Make GREAT Husbands,” I was very thrilled. I could see that I could categorize my husband very neatly into a couple of these supposedly great qualities. I very happily posted this article to my Facebook profile. I do think it applies to partners of either sex though. […]

Learnings Of A Consultant’s Wife

January 13, 2012

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Let me begin with “Who or what is a consultant?” For those who have watched “Up In The Air” or those of you who are consultants or their wives, bear with me for a few sentences. A consultant works for a large corporation that gives advice to other large and small corporations or businesses; s/he […]

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