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3 Reasons Why I Prefer Working From Home

I have been working from home for 1.5 years now, with 2 different companies, and from 3 different homes. After all this I have come to the conclusion that I actually PREFER working from home and going back to the office doesn’t sound appealing anymore.  Here are the 3 main reasons why: 1. It saves […]

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Dear Married Men Who Are ‘Just Joking’

To all the men out there who get a kick out of making indecent jokes about your married life, this one is for you. I know you want to make people laugh. You want to capture the room with your wit. Lighten the mood during gatherings. Make people’s day with your tremendous humour. But for […]

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Your Stay-At-Home Mom Is Not Your Maid

Recently I’ve been noticing that whenever my mom asks me to do things for her – like wash the dishes, go out to get some groceries, or even the tiniest favour like get her a glass of water – she always makes it a point to say ‘thank you’ to me. It baffles me when […]

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I Met My Husband On A Dating App

I met my husband on a dating app. There, I said it. This might not sound like a big deal to some, but for the longest time this little detail has been an awkward part of our relationship. Not only were we weirded out by it, but even our families strongly advised us not to […]

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The Double Standards Faced by Women Who Smoke

Featured Art by @ thedaftdraft https://thedaftdraft.com/   When a man smokes, it’s a bad habit (buri aadat). But when a woman smokes, she’s a bad woman (buri aurat). Smoking is harmful no matter what your gender is. Then why are women always being significantly more condemned for it? Why does it only become everyone’s business when […]

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For The Young Mothers Who Also Need a Break

During my morning social media scroll I came across a story that truly made me reflect. It was a captivating and very well written piece of work, so I do recommend reading it fully, but here is a gist of it: A pregnant woman with 2 kids is evidently upset as her husband is packing […]

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