Meeting Sima aunties in real life — How to pick your battles against misogyny

Chronicles of a neighbor aunty

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Some hard-to-swallow pills

My war with Sima aunty taught me how big a barrier language is.

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Making a mountain out of a molehill?

India is littered with a generous amount of Sima aunties so much so that you actually develop a banality for casual misogyny. As young adults, we subconsciously compartmentalize our practices. Post an article about ambedkar and oh, what’s that, I stepped into the kitchen while I’m on my period? Better get out before Paati starts to yell.

Making peace

After struggling with helplessness, I decided to give in.

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South Indian navigating my 20s by swinging between angry misanthropy and earnest optimism. I write about my world — both the good and bad.