Relationship & Lifestyle

Relationship & Lifestyle

Adam Teasing Cannot Undo the Evils of Eve Teasing!

Reading Time: 4 minutesRina negates the counter-discourse that Adam teasing or paying back the men in their own coins, matching catcalls, comments, and ogling, is an answer to undo the evils of eve teasing. She favours a balanced approach rather than one gender edging out the other, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Men are emotionally […]

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Women as Sex Symbols: Are we Predators and Prey at Workplace?

Reading Time: 5 minutesAre the two genders nothing more than the hunted and the hunting, the predator and the prey, in the jungle of primeval consciousness. Why are fashionable women seen as sex objects at social gatherings or at the workplace? Singapore-based Rina reacts against the ogling and groping, in the new column, every week. A Different Truths […]

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Paint the Town Green!

Reading Time: 4 minutesWith more and more people choosing to go vegan or vegetarian, options are increasing gradually. Recently a popular restaurant in Discovery Bay announced their completely revamped, predominantly vegetarian menu kindling mixed reactions from the community. Initially what began as a diet promoted by animal rights activists, has now gone beyond the realm of morality, to […]

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In Praise of Boredom

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhere is the time for the kids to be bored and tap into their inner creativity? Are the kids able to occupy themselves, even when there is no set schedule for them, asks Suveera, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. I glance at my son’s expectant eyes staring at me. This is the […]

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An Open Letter to my Would-be Daughter-in-law

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn an open letter to her would-be daughter-in-law, Dr. Preeti pours her heart out. She takes the initiative to show how the relationship could be a sweet one. A Different Truths exclusive. My Dear Daughter,  This is what I want to call you and feel for you. Let us remove the word in-law from our […]

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The Bridge across the Oceans

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt is a concern for most expats, with increasing number of people finding employment overseas, it’s a continuous endeavor to strike a balance between aging parents back home, and the promise of a new land. A struggle between the three generations feels Suveera. She talks about the balance between various relationships, in the weekly column, […]

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Wish Colleagues Could be Friends?

Reading Time: 7 minutesHemashri looks inwards and wonders if colleagues could be friends, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Somewhere I read that colleagues are friends ‘imposed’ upon us! Just wonder why impose friendship? Life offers choice in very few areas. So why not we at least wear clothes as per our choice and be friends […]

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Childhood Aggression and Child Abuse: Need for Integrating the Two Findings – IV

Reading Time: 7 minutesParallel research in the areas of child abuse and childhood aggression is taking place, but findings from the two areas have not been integrated well. Child abuse studies and child aggression studies may be describing the same children, or there may be considerable overlap, which suggests that research groups must be much more carefully described […]

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The Future is Smiling in Hong Kong, the Jewel of Asia

Reading Time: 5 minutesSuveera began penning the Hong Kong Diary, a weekly column, in 2017. She glances back at the close of the year and tells us what life has been in the Far East. Her gaze is focussed in the future too, with her wish list. Read more in the Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. The year 2018 is […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: In the Twilight of a Year-end and a New Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, and the entire Different Truths Team celebrate the twilight of a year-end and a New Year. Here’s a three-day long Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. Or say that the end precedes the beginning, And the end and the beginning were always there Before the beginning and after the end. ~ Burnt […]

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