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He She and New Beginnings

She: *with trepidation* I ordered a bunch of goodies online. Threw away old stuff that I didn’t think we needed. Want you to accompany me to the store for some other things I set my eyes on.

He: *calmly* Ok, ok and ok. Do what makes you happy. We’ll make the store trip this weekend.

Reading this will certainly make you feel that She has a neat bow tied around the gift that her married life is. A husband who doesn’t roll his eyes in dismay or gives his nod to everything his wife does without a hint of sarcasm is, well, just what the shrink ordered! 😉 😛

On numerous occasions I’ve confessed how acknowledging the opposites attract logic has strengthened our marital bond. It has also helped us delve into each other’s subconscious to understand what warms our heart or ticks us off. After almost twelve years of being happily married we’re still exploring each other and our relationship.

My blog has seen a slump in activity over the past few weeks but my personal life has packed in more thrills than I can handle. On one hand there’s the happiness of growing roots while on the other the apprehension of everything new. We’ve shifted to our new home and both kids have begun their new school. There’s a lot happening and too much to deal with. We’re all slowly learning to accept these major life changes.

I’m also discovering (and loving) a side of A that I hadn’t seen before. He has been actively participating and giving his precious opinions on the tiniest home-related details. For selecting furniture, picking out curtains to any other home decor shopping, we’ve been together. He hasn’t once nitpicked or whined about my spending, even calling it ‘a luxury I deserve’. I didn’t need new reasons to love him but he’s giving me few anyway. 🙂

His commute time to work has increased by an hour but the bliss I see in his eyes when he gets home everyday is palpable. We finally realised our dream of having a relaxed cup of tea in our balcony on a Sunday. All my fancy crockery is out of its boxes and utilised excitedly by the kids. They’re thoroughly loving their own room, the scattered toys and the pillow fights! Hockey is an (Mom-approved) indoor game for them. 😀 Space is a comfort we sorely missed till now.

Carrying new beginnings and happiness forward, I’m determined to start blogging and blog-reading with renewed vigour too. Along with the pinching remorse of giving up on the #AtoZChallenge, my thoughts and words had dried up and deserted me. Time wasn’t always a factor, motivation was. Thanks to some lovely and ever-supportive blog friends I’m looking forward to blogging actively now on. Wish me luck! 🙂

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25 Comments

  1. Wishing you loads of luck and new beginnings on all fronts!
    Loved this comeback post!

  2. So happy for your new beginnings! Good now that you have slowly got yourself back on track I’m sure a little push will keep you going. Best wishes

  3. Anagha Yatin says:

    Hey Varsh, heartiest congratulations on the new beginning, on developing new roots. With the passage of time, your abode will resonate with fun, laughter and bliss!
    Liked the Mom approved indoor hockey idea. Hope mom or dad dont end up being referee!
    God bless the family.

  4. Congratulations for the new home! Take your time to settle down. It is mostly a once in a life time experience. Blogging can re-start at its own pace.

  5. Such a heart warming post dear, exactly true for me at this time. Just the kiddo begins school in June 🙂

  6. Beautiful beginning Varsha, congratulations for the new home and wish you all the good luck.

  7. Congratulations on your new home. I’m sure that the inputs from kids will come to make up the new home. Enjoy the phase.

  8. Congratulationsssssssssssssss on the move… and God bless all .. high five and Good luck alwaysssssssssssss

  9. Sachin Baikar says:

    Congratulations for your new home and all the best for your blogging journey 🙂

  10. Congratulations once again and happy that you are back with bang

  11. Congratulations for the new beginning. All the best for your future.

  12. Beautiful post. Congrats on your new home. Enjoy this feeling of being beginnings. Writing can wait.

  13. Heartiest Congratulations on your new home! The idea of shifting into a new house is only exciting. 😀

  14. Congratulations for the new beginnings. hope the journey is good for you. best wishes!

  15. Varsh, Do you know I read every bit of your article? It was so gripping. God bless you all

  16. Varsh, do you know I read each and every word of your article! It was so gripping. God bless you all

  17. When the man participates in teeny tiny activities with us, it makes everything feel so good and happy! Great post! Take care!

  18. Congratulations for the new beginnings dear..wish you loads of success!!

  19. jhilmildsaha says:

    Congratulations
    on your new home and new beginnings. Have a great time shifting

  20. Swimming, cycling and blogging are the three things which u learnt once cant be left or forgotten, 😂😂 congratulations on new home and im sure you will back with bang

  21. What a wonderful come back post. Your passion is clearly visible. Wish you all the best.

  22. Congratulations for your new home. .. And this is such a great come back… Awesome write-up..

  23. Hey Varsha big congrats for home sweet home. Such a touching content u write. Loved ur way..

  24. Papri Ganguly says:

    Congratulations for your new beginning. Hope this journey will be good for you.

  25. Amazing and inspiring post. Congratulations for the new beginning.Great thought.

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