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Still the Same – Epilogue

Sitting in her room, just before bedtime, she thought about the little girl she had met at the end of her paper presentation. The girl, sitting with her mother in the front row of the auditorium, had smiled up at … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Lesson: Loving Yourself is Important!

Yes. That is what was missing for so long. She had forgotten to love herself. She had forgotten to live her life. It had always been about others. It was time to find herself. What were the things that she … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Hope: The Game of Love

So engrossed was she in her success and work that she didn’t even know when love starting knocking on her door a second time. Her friend, David, was always there for her. Through all the tough times that she’d been … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Success: And in the Meanwhile . . .

Although she was broken, she knew she had to move on with life. She had to complete the course that she was pursuing currently. And slowly, Matt faded from her memory. Even the tears, it seemed, refused to fall. “Come … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Love: The One for Me ♥

They worked in the same organization. He noticed her, watched for her. She didn’t bother. All that mattered was her work. But then he decided to approach her. “Hi! My name is Matt!” he stood very close to her workstation. … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Confusion: Done with Studies

A post-graduate. Wow. Isn’t that an amazing feat? But the question that lingered, “What next?” Study more? Work? Get married? But who would marry her? And she was already 23! After much deliberation and discussion, she started looking for a … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Depression: The Formative Years

“Am I really that bad?” she thought as that man in her neighborhood called her “kaali.” And why was everybody laughing at that? Was that some kind of joke? Wasn’t anyone, including her parents, going to tell him that he … Continue reading

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