Archive of ‘Family’ category

The Golden Rule

  “You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday’s junk.” – Louise Smith   What does it mean to forgive? I’m stubborn, people who know me will tell you that. So as a stubborn person I fear that forgiveness means I choose to wipe the slate clean and pretend […] Read more…

Can We Really Trust Our Family?

Wow, talk about a loaded question!  Great way to start off the new year, Priya!  Get paranoid about our loved ones. For those who have followed my blog in the past, you know I’m all about having a positive, supportive entourage.  But what about blood?  Is it really thicker than water? This post is about […] Read more…

Aftermath: If It All Goes Horribly Wrong

Okay, time to get serious. What happens if nothing goes according to plan? Instead of flying off into happily ever after on a magic carpet ride, the sultan and sultana decided to make life miserable for the repressed princess and rebellious street rat. Oh, Genie, where art thou? All jokes aside, this is a real […] Read more…

The #1 Secret to Make Them Love You

You thought your work was done, right? Silly Rabbit. All your hard work paid off. You made a great first impression at dinner with the desi parents. Where do you go from here? Think you can just kick up your feet, sit back and expect magic to happen on its own? It won’t. Dinner introductions […] Read more…

Location, Location, Location

No, A Desi New Yorker didn’t suddenly get hijacked by a real estate blog. Who knows better than New Yorkers how hard it is to buy or even rent property in this city.  The cost of living is almost criminal as are the lengths we have to go to if we want to secure a […] Read more…

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