What is forever for you?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: This question may be looked at in two ways – What is your definition of ‘forever’? or What is something that you think is ‘forever’ I’ll try to answer it in both ways. Definition of Forever My definition of forever would be something that is constant in the purest sense…

What is something that needs to be said?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: The incessant obsession of people over celebrities needs to stop. When people take a liking to a celebrity (a movie star, a model, a politician, a singer, anybody at all), I have observed that they grow so obsessed with them that they go about digging into the personal lives of…

What is your biggest pet peeve and why?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I have quite a list of pet peeves… sharing the vilest ones here… People who refuse to use blinkers while shifting lanes when driving. What do you think the rest of us are? Mind-readers? To automatically guess that at this exact instant, you’ll decide to move bang in front of…

Which position do you like?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Let’s talk about my most favorite activities where the ‘position’ is vital… Reading I sit exactly like this when I read… It’s usually on my bed or on a sofa… with lots of soft cushions all around. I may toss and turn occasionally but the cushions remain all around all…

What are some common forms of sexism that men face?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Sexism is a social evil… whether directed against men or against women. Although it must also be said that even if I, as a woman, try to equal it out, I have been met with reactions from the opposite sex which has made me think if these guys really want…

How common are mistresses in India?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: :: Politically incorrect answer ahead. Proceed with caution :: Though I don’t claim to be an expert in this, I must opine that the mistress-culture is an open-secret in India, and has been so since ages. India is a land where marriages form the very fulcrum of society. Individuals are…

Are children a liability or a privilege?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: If you wanted to have them, they are a privilege. If they were unwanted accidents, then they’re a liability. (Okay, that is subject to change with time. I agree!) If they grow up to be loving and supportive of the family, then they’re a privilege. If they are like thankless…

What are some things that look easy but are difficult?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Telling people exactly what you feel. And I mean exactly what you feel. Even if you absolutely despise someone, you might have to behave civilly with them and even compliment them on that dress they’re wearing, even if you think they look like an ostrich in high heels. (No offence…

Are you an open book?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Oh yes I am. A book like Tom Riddle’s diary, though. People are free to write what they wish to… maybe paint a pretty picture too. But what you will see in the book will depend on what the book wishes to reveal to you. At times it may appear…