Nostalgia Can Feel Like a Gut-Punch but the Pleasure Makes It Worthwhile

A deep sigh, some tears, and a whole lot of smiles

The picture of a Hindu temple from back home in Chennai, India. Photo by SIBY on Unsplash

I have a love-hate relationship with the idea of Family:
Love, because they’re my biggest strength: my legs when I buckle, my compass when I’m lost, and my senses when I am numb
Hate, because they’re my biggest weakness: the reason for my distance-bred…



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Preeti Ramachandran

Preeti Ramachandran

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