Psychiatric diagnosis

grooming

An attractive person is well groomed. Be neat, tidy and dressed for the occasion, whatever it may be. When in doubt, dress down. If your appearance says that you care about how you present yourself, it adds to your appeal. This need not necessarily mean expensive clothes or elaborate preparations, just an effort to look […]

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Human rights
Media
Politics & Political Commentary

A Tin-Pot Editor

When words that convey extreme contempt are used, they ought to be used with responsibility, if at all they must be used. For, is not telling people what to think an insult to their ability to reach conclusions? This post is about an article by Sujata Anandan where she essentially calls Anna Hazare a Tin-pot […]

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Personal
Women's rights

Passive Alcoholism : Coming out of the closet

Passive alcoholism is what I have started calling the experience of being under the influence of a person under the influence of alcoholism. Those following me on Facebook were aghast a couple of months ago and then again last week, when I spoke of suffering the effects of my husband’s alcoholism. It seems that as […]

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