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Why Do Some Female Friendships Feel So Hard to Maintain in Pakistan?

Quick disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The people I spoke to are from a limited demographic, almost 99% from Karachi from similar socio-economic classes, educational backgrounds, and therefore to think that what I have written here is a blanket statement for every Pakistan woman would be like thinking biryani is the only thing Pakistanis eat. 1,201 more words

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What Does the Word 'Home' Mean for Married Women?

Two weeks ago, I returned from my Karachi ‘vacation’ to Abbottabad, my husband and in laws where we have been spending our time working from home. 1,474 more words

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The Curious Case of Repetition: Why I Can't Stop Photographing the Same View

For those who don’t know, I’m currently living in Abbottabad with my husband and my in-laws. For someone who has lived almost all her life in Karachi, this is a Big Deal. 713 more words

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The Curious Case of Nostalgia: Why Revisiting Old Favorites Feels SO Good Right Now. Spoiler Alert: It's Not Because They Remind You of Happier Times

There’s a thing I do when life gets overwhelming. You’d think that thing would be something useful like exercise or self reflection or maybe even going to see a professional who can help. 784 more words

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