Nostalgiphilia

Here are some of the best Indian nostalgic stories hidden under the layers of our memories.

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I Stepped into My Father’s Shoes

Some realise they are at the threshold of adulthood when they are asked to shoulder responsibility and follow in the footsteps of their father.
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Shooting Star and Colour Red

A life is torn apart before it even begins and what could have been a shooting star for a child turns into the nightmare of reality in a war ravaged world.
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Image of Truth: Take Me Back

Author - Aparna Negi The birds they sing so cheerfully. Oh! I love their voice. I am flattered by their mesmerizing voice. But now they...
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Change of Game; Let’s Play James Bond

Now I cry, for I allowed the man I love to feel the woman in me, letting him know the wound I bear. I cry, for I finally let it go. I am washing away a lot of things.
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Caught in the Paradox of Growing Up

When do we actually grow up? Are the people around us grown up? When do we become adults and make right decisions? Take a look at this paradox of life.
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Stepping into Adulthood Before Time

A little boy wonders why he had to step into adulthood and give up his dream at such a young age when he should be playing with his friends instead.
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When Life Threw Me a Curveball

Adulthood crept up on a teenage girl when she least expected it. Even though it was a curveball she managed to hit it right out ot the park.
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It’s Time to Heal the World

Adulthood is all about that moment when you realise life does not revolve around you. And with the realisation comes the wish to heal the world
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Show Some Chutzpah!

A story of a girl child who was always put down by her father for being a girl and not a boy and how she grew up to be comfortable in her own skin.
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The Epiphany of ‘Realized’ Existence

Author - Archana Sood One fine day, you realise that you cannot always be puerile you grow, you learn and move away from the state juvenile. The beauty of...

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