My Ex-Box Dilemma: What Should We Do with Gifts from Girlfriends Past?

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My Ex-Box Dilemma: What Should We Do with Gifts from Girlfriends Past?

Illustration: Sushant Ahire

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e are perhaps the only generation who could be graphically represented by an ostrich with fake feathers whose head is firmly up its own arse. We document everything in our jhaant barabar lives and have moved from slam books to Snapchat in the blink of an eye. Now we’re at the cusp of falling into the “Tum aa gaye ho, Noor aa gaya, chalo threesome ho jaye?” abyss of modern relationships.

Which is why, the whole Priya Varrier fiasco came as a huge surprise to me. News channels were referring to her as the “national crush”. Really? The last few years had convinced me that only cows were allowed to be our national crush and anybody who thought otherwise would be crushed into believing so. How could a people who failed to agree on anything except “Pakistan Chor Hai” and “Acche din are just around the corner” forget their differences for once and be united in their puppy-love appreciation of Miss Varrier?

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