Time heals it all...
- 18 Feb 2018
Breakups aren't easy and if the reason is some societal norm (caste or religion), it's worse. She was a Brahmin and I'm a Muslim. We were working for a company in Pune. Right from our working hours to our offs, everything was the same. We spent a lot of time together. A few months later, she was getting marriage proposals and we had to take a decision. I always hoped to be able to convince our families. Even before I spoke to mine, she said she can't take this forward because her family would never agree.
Initially, I thought I would get over her in no time. But that wasn't the case.
She shifted to another city and got married in four months. When I saw her with someone else, my heart broke. It felt like my life came to a standstill.
I was stuck in the same office, same people, memories were flooding me. Like a lot of others, I thought the answer was alcohol and cigarettes. I also saw an in-house psychiatrist, but it didn't help. It took me months before I even considered to begin life again. Luckily, I had the support of my friends and siblings who advised and helped me take the right decisions. I moved to Hyderabad and joined a new company. Started to
I see a lot of people go through similar times. It's a phase we can't run away from. It takes time and can't be healed