Our Love/Hate Relationship

And how we still go on

Nayanika Saikia
Jun 16 · 2 min read
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Were our sins really unforgivable?

We loved vicariously, wildly. We were fierce competitors and we reveled in the scars we granted each other. We gifted each other barbed words, packaged with devious intent and duplicitous smiles. We were the best of mates, more bonded than blood kin, during all those midnight rituals. And in the brightness of day, we…