Tag: marriage

  • Journal: All of love’s freedoms

    Journal: All of love’s freedoms

    Last week, my husband I celebrated the anniversary of our almost two-decade old marriage. We had a lot of trouble with that “marriage” business, and the term “husband” and “wife” when we decided to live together all those years ago. He and I didn’t like the fact that husband was a verb, while wife wasn’t: […]

  • Book Review: Committed, Elizabeth Gilbert

    (Published in the Business Standard, February 2010)Committed: A Sceptic Makes Peace With Marriage Elizabeth Gilbert Bloomsbury, POUNDS 12.99, 285 pages In 2006, Elizabeth Gilbert wrote Eat, Pray, Love, a memoir that simultaneously annoyed and fascinated the world so much that we couldn’t stop talking about it. Men hated it; as Gilbert progressed from weeping on […]