Where inhibitions are set free!

Author Radhika Gopakumar

My friends say I am a very hyperactive, noisy person; although my blogs might not reflect that. I blog mainly about confused feelings I get from insane reveries I have. I have to be super-depressed, super-excited or super-pissed off to write, thereby making my writing pretty much emotional (or so people tell me). There have been people who have loved me for what I write, there have also been people who have despised me for it. Whichever way, I continue to write because I believe in doing what I like, no matter what others say.

The Federer-Nadal’s Guide to Happiness

For the last two days, social media has been filled with photos and videos from Roger Federer’s farewell match. And as has been written or said a million times already by people, tennis fans or not, there hasn’t been a… Continue Reading →

Man Vs Dogs? No, Man Vs Man!

Many years ago, there was a guy who I had to unfriend and block on Facebook for putting up the same comment under every post of mine – about how all of Kerala was a hellhole owing to the then-recent… Continue Reading →

My Super-slow Journey of Healing

Reading through “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe as part of my curriculum during my B.A. course was when I first thought, consciously I mean, about my fear of becoming my mother, just like the protagonist Okonkwo lives his entire… Continue Reading →

Polygamy – Not a “Live and Let Live” Choice

For the last few weeks, I have been seeing posts and articles on social media about a model, described as “the guy who is publicly hated, but privately desired by every woman on the face of the earth”. Since one… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #31

Me: Vedu, Amma is a very hungry caterpillar. Vedu (Looking at me with all sincerity in her eyes): No, you are a very pretty butterfly. Yeah, it’s true what they say. Kids most certainly don’t lie! Now let me get… Continue Reading →

An “Aww so innocent” rapist’s story

I watched a 2019-Malayalam movie called ‘Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha’ on some OTT platform, a few months after its release. I watched it mainly because of the positive reviews showered on it for talking about a taboo topic – marital rape…. Continue Reading →

FB – 27-Jun-2022

Our society is so obsessed with pregnancy out of wedlock as an ‘evil’ that the first thing people do when any celebrity announces pregnancy is count the number of days since the wedding. If the baby comes one day prior… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #30

From avoiding public toilets due to my extreme, obsessive aversion towards anything yucky to getting a detailed description of my kids’ poop time efforts and end result, and a mandatory “product check” without which I am not allowed to press… Continue Reading →

Atheism – A religion?

A few days ago, one of my friends made a statement about how in a debate between a religious person and an atheist, the atheist would always be calmer. That statement gave me the urge to write about a topic… Continue Reading →

Story of a breakup

Two years ago, I went through a breakup. You must be wondering what the hell I am talking about since I am still very much with my husband. I broke up with one of my best friends (Hari, being the… Continue Reading →

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