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Manglik -The 'mangal' in it !

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Normally, I prefer not to poke my nose in when I know something is messy or it is bound to turn ugly. But then , silence is not always the best practice . At times , you need to speak up and voice your opinion . This helps in not only calming your nerves but also  , if you know the subject well , it helps bring about a thinking angle to already disoriented discussion.

Often people come up to me and ask especially parents and our generation next -

What is a manglik ?Am I one ? Can't I love / marry someone who is a non-manglik ? What in the world is Anshik-manglik ?
And a thousand more queries , all related to the same theme . Believe me ,people are tense , annoyed , unhappy & in tears at times . Common sense would say that a name which itself has 'mangal' in it , how in the universe can something bad be associated with it. My kudos to such folks and the forward thinking they show .

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Tying the knot - the other thought - this Valentine day !!

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My beautiful niece - Shaira - was playing with me the other day , in a pink wearing apparel with matching pink booties ( thats a new word in my dictionary and a real cute one ) . Looking her best , as always , nothing less than a pink princess straight out of a fairy tale  she requested me that if I can help her tie her pink booties laces which got opened up .




I must say - kids these days are so cute & simply innocent you just cant say a - NO !

As I was 'tying the knot' , I recalled my childhood days when tying shoelaces was a major task in my life and every morning I used to look up to my parents  ( innocently :) )  to help me tie them . This was the most annoying part of getting ready for school besides waking up at 6 am.

Believe me , it took patience , hard work and regular practice to perfect the art of tying shoelaces . There were times when it used get open during school and I would smartly tuck them inside . Gosh ! Kids , I tell you are so damn creative !

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