Female friendships are essential for confidence and self-esteem

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If you’re part of a girl gang from school or college, you already know what I mean. Female friendships are like a force of nature. They have the power to change your life. They can impact your mental health, your confidence and your level of grit.

I’m sure you’ve heard…

Gender roles and prejudices are holding men back from realizing their full potential

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I recently watched the movie ‘’ on Netflix. Kevin Hart plays a single father going through the daily ups and downs of raising a daughter while navigating work, friendships and judgemental family members.

The movie starts off immediately after the birth of the baby and shows his initial attempts to…

There are no short term goals in a marriage.

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Before my partner and I got married, we pretty much had individual lives. We studied and worked in different cities for years. Health, fitness and side projects were personal goals that never involved the other person. We made the relationship work in tandem with all these other big decisions.

Marriage…

These gems will resonate with you no matter which part of the journey you’re in

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Every woman in this world has faced discrimination or disempowerment based on her gender. The patriarchy has created a situation where we have internalized constraints in our own minds. And these constraints are repeatedly reinforced by the people we meet and interact with on a daily basis.

It may have…

Aditi Balaji

Writing about relationships. feminism and books. I’m an introvert, a fantasy/sci-fi nerd, and a dog mom.

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