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The Expression of Our Choices Should Not Be Met With Watery Warnings

On having a mind of my own

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When I spoke to my Mother regularly over the phone, she asked me the same three questions, once every quarter, without fail.

  • Have I changed my mind about marriage, buying a house, or any other obvious signs of settling down?
  • What’s new in my life? Do I…




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Debdutta Pal

Debdutta Pal

For 27 years, I lived somebody else’s life. Now reclaiming what is rightfully mine, one story at a time.

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