Relationships are tricky things. Friends can switch camps any time and enemies can become friends. The world is a playground for opportunists. But yet love wins. Each and every time a girl and a guy fall in love, the angels slap their hands. When a girl falls in love with another girl, a man with another man then God laughs. Yes, God too laughs in joy. Love propels the world and hellfire is just not there.
The Catholic religious as well as their Hindu counterparts are a much abused lot in India. There are a few wo/men who feel an anthropomorphic call from God qua Brahman to leave the world and its vanities and take up lives of celibacy. They are perfectly normal people with functional libidos who want to sacrifice their beings to God qua Brahman.
Life is short and poetry volumes are too many. This is an opinion piece on exhorting poetry lovers to read the best. Poets are many and their poetry various. But while there are many poems, we have only a short time to read. The better part of judgment is to first stick with the masters and then evaluate other writers.
A person may have been abused himself or herself or know someone who is being abused or know the perpetrator well. What are the tell-tale signs of someone being abused? How can you help yourself or someone you know had been victimized? What resources are there for you in India?