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Marriage - All Glitter and No Gold

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We all at some point want to get married or actually get married but post marriage effect sometime affect us more than marriage process. I was talking to my friend who recently had arrange marriage and he was bit disappointed with life after marriage. He was wondering whether he should have gone with love marriage than arrange. Known devil is safer than unknown one. But does it make any difference whom you marry is known person or no? It doesn't! Because at the end of the day, marriage is all about ‘adjustment’! In love marriage, even though you know the person, staying with them under one roof is different ball game altogether. Either it's arranged or love, formula of good relation lies in adjusting and accepting. Most of the time, problems in relation arise due to expectations. We want other to be like us or do things we like. Why enforce our likes and dislikes on others? Why can't we live with the fact that other is not me?  We always look for perfect person, p

Book Review: To Kill Mocking-Bird

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Kill myth with ‘To kill Mocking-Bird ’ I heard a lot about book ‘To Kill Mocking-Bird’ by Harper Lee especially in American TV shows where school going kids had assignment on this book and I wonder what this book is all about. Next day I go to book store and buy this book. As I started reading, I found it very normal. Story is about 2 siblings, Scout and Jem who lives in Southern town of States with their father Atticus (lawyer) and maid Culpuria. The book talks about their daily life and events took place in town of Maycomb City. The stories go smoothly as Scout and Jem spend their time playing in backyard, go to school, talk to their neighbours or create conspiracy theory about next door boy Arthur Radley aka Boo Radley. The real fun of the book comes when Atticus Finch takes the rape case of black boy Tom Robinson against white girl Mayella Ewell. The book highlights on the fact that during 1960’s when the book was written there was still racism in the town. How skin colour