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Nice guys are just inherently nice.
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They don
No one
After her last heartbreak my sister cornered herself into this shell and walled off her heart to prevent anyone else from trampling it ever again.
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But, a helpless romantic can
You know, I did my best to fit in once. My absolute best.
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I would wear my trousers low waist, keep my hair a certain way, wear clothes a certain way and shape what I do and how I behave around people a certain way.
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But, no more. I am done trying to fit in.
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I am done trying to mould myself according to the expectations of this world.
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I am done over thinking about those countless times I messed up. I am done thinking that there is something wrong with me.
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I have accepted who I am. And I am never ever going back again. If people don
Dear Anisha Rahman,

I
No one really understood him. He couldn
For the longest time I
My sister had her pre-boards on January 10, 2012. On January 9th she would fall from her room window.
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My father was out. My mother and I had gone for this picnic. There was no one at home.
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I still remember there was this big-shot cricket match that night. The streets were deserted. Everyone was glued to their television.
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We lived on the 4th floor. And she would fall straight down.
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Now here is the funny thing.
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When people fall from a height, more than the final impact, it is the fall that kills them.
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So imagine, my sister free falling from the 4th floor window. In the three-four seconds when you
I sent three messages that morning. Exactly three messages. My Maa, Baba, and Didi.
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This is what it said -
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You
This is not your fault and there is nothing you can do. Your parents have lives too. And so do you. 
They
People talked. Rumours got thrown around. Some laughed. Some called me names. Some gossiped.

It hurt like hell. No one wants unmerited commentary thrown their way. You know what I did?

I drew a line. I differentiated between the ones who matter and the ones who don
That
I
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Behind a calm face, there might be a mind that’s battling itself and struggling to get through each day. 
Mental illness is not something to be ashamed of. Neither is talking about it. It
But, is it ever this easy?
Until that moment comes, you need to stand by them. 
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You always get a choice. 
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Words of wisdom. First it
Have you been told, "Get up and do something productive. You
You
The one friend who was with you when no one was. The one friend who doesn
Scroll down a bit. Then head over to Facebook. And every other other social media app that you are a part of. 
Tell me - How many updates do you see?

Now dig deeper. How many of them are actually real? 
Who is telling the world to be positive? Who is telling the world that it
I get it. I understand where you
The #millenial paradox. .
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YOU. It
Listening as an art is dying and you might be responsible. 
Listening doesn
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Bringing back #TheLivingRoom conversations. 
Once every two weeks. 
A pure and heartfelt conversation.

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Stop flowing with the tide. Make one instead. .
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The world as we know it is changing. The things that should matter, doesn
Break the trend. Accept who you are. Stop trying to fit in. 
Most of us today do things because a countless others give us this little push from behind. 
Love yourself first. That
Give people a chance. They

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