Relationships, How Far?
There is no necessity of being deliberate or planning on interacting with them. That is what family is all about. Over thinking about relationships and communication skills, in my opinion, stunts the warmth of the relationship, though the words might be not too soft.
Incidents Experience Impressions Life
What has been an experience becomes nothing more than a fading memory. I do not get involved, though some of these incidents appeared ,at that time, to affect my life radically. On hindsight it does not seem so mentally. Another curious fact is that most insignificant things get recalled but not what I thought was…
Where Are These Muslims?
Siddique was nowhere to be found. While we were preparing the body for funeral. He came, inebriated, crying , demanding that he be allowed to carry my father’s body to the cremation ground. The priests objected to this, him being a Muslim. My eldest brother said that Siddique was more attached to our father than…
Husband Wife Can Not be Your Best Friend
I came across an article on this and noticed this discussion some forums. It is often assumed that you can share everything with your friend without any reservation. Fact is that the one whom you can share without reservations is your best friend and not the other way. When you share something with some one…
Is This Friendship?
A couple of years back, when I was living in Chennai, ,one day, I was asked by my son why I was not even calling my friend for 41 years at Bangalore either through the net or by telephone. I replied to him that I did not know and it did not simply strike me to call him! Then, a…