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Can we please stop advising couples to have a baby to solve their marital woes?

//This article has been published on popular platforms like Women’s Web and Youth Ki Awaaz and is also available on the below links:

http://www.womensweb.in/2017/03/having-a-baby-no-solution-for-marital-problems/

https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2017/03/can-we-please-stop-advising-couples-to-have-a-kid-to-solve-their-marital-woes/

 

“Mom, are you free now? As I had told you, I need to discuss something very important with you.” 

The nervousness and sense of urgency in Kavita’s voice was evident now. Aradhana Aunty was at the bank when Kavita had called her earlier in the day.

“Yes beta, go on. Am back home now. All OK?”, Aunty asked worried.

“Mom, nothing is OK. I don’t know where to start.”, Kavita paused and then continued.

“My marriage isn’t working out. Vishal and I just don’t get along. I don’t think we are meant to be. “

There was a stoic silence. Kavita started fumbling for words but took a deep breath and gathered her thoughts.