Posts Tagged ‘love’

We all have that one person in our life. The Quintessentially Annoying Aunty. Perhaps he’s an uncle in your case? An (over) involved neighbor or a benevolent relative? You can spot them from a mile away. The bling, the love handles and the crystal encrusted saree. Any attempt to blend into the scenery or the...

Break ups come in all shapes, sizes, and intensities. However, nothing hurts more than the public humiliation. At least cruel texts and phone calls are private, but when your heart is crushed in front of strangers, the recovery can be brutal. Here are a few urban legends in the arena of public break ups. 1....

‘A perfect man does not smoke, does not lie, does not cheat and does not exist!’ And ladies that is the grand truth of it all. At least on social media which is full of such gyaan. Most girls are in search of a nice man without realizing that the nicest ones are held back by the friend zone. So they keep falling...

Behind me, Cleopatra was meowing louder with every passing second. Without turning back, I reached for the canister of cat food in the cupboard above the coffee machine. I cupped some in my hand and splattered it on the floor. I couldn’t be bothered to reach for her favourite green bowl. Instead of going at her...

The world is brimming with great men. You might bump into a boy at the bookstore, who bonds with you over your mutual love for Tom Clancy’s classics; you might meet him at your favourite bar, where he buys you a glass of expensive wine and a plate of bacon fries; or you might even meet him while on your morning...

Umme Kulsum is an 18-year-old student who started writing at the age of 15. Her short story As The Sun Set is our Editor’s Pick of the Week. Most children start by reading fairytales, but Umme started with the Nancy Drew notebooks. On Wattpad, her books have been read more than 450,000 times, and her stories on Tap...

Let’s face it, there is something about the men in uniform that make female hearts beat faster. They are hot. Period. A man in olive greens is a very different cup of tea from other young men, and it is not just his uniform. It lies in the way he is programmed. Behind the soldierly erect bearing lies a heart that is...

Hoshang Merchant's collection of 101 poems that are an exquisite reflection on love and longing

A non-cricket fan's guide to faking a cricket obsession

Bring out the handkerchiefs, peeps — these book dedications will floor you with their love!