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Pooja Bedi

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Are you on standby in a wannabe relationship

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Pooja Bedi I came across two very interesting terms in what’s now called “dating lingo”. The terms were “benching” and “bread crumbing” Bread crumbing as per the Urban Dictionary is “the act of sending out flirtatious, but non-committal text messages (i.e. bre... More »

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Is marriage just a goal

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Pooja Bedi It’s amazing how much effort people put into creating a relationship, be it wooing, dining, romancing, looking their best, bending, adjusting, being sensitive, caring, etc, but then once it reaches the altar of marriage, dynamics begin to change. It... More »

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It’s a relationship, not ownership

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Pooja Bedi It always astonishes me how people who date or live-in cling to their choices even when it’s apparent that it’s not working out. The entire idea of dating is to explore possibilities. It takes time to get to know someone beyond the “best foot forwar... More »

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Compatiblity is more than what’s familiar

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Pooja Bedi How long does sexual compatibility last? And why do we base a lifetime of commitment on something so transient? Life is all about exploring infinite possibilities yet all we do is put ourselves into tiny compartments and ruts. Beyond sexual compatib... More »

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Equality in favour of women is inequality

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Pooja Bedi We live in an era where equality is the most sought-after buzzword. Everyone fights the fight for equal rights, equal opportunity, equal laws, equal justice, but lose the same enthusiasm when it comes to equal responsibility. There are no varying de... More »

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Is your relationship social media compatible?

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Pooja Bedi I saw a side-splitting video on a girl going berserk because her new boyfriend isn’t on social media. She panics and freaks out and wonders how she will ever know about his ex’s or see their pictures. She’s mortified as she has no clue about what he... More »

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Why we should applaud Malaika and Arjun

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Pooja Bedi Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor aren’t hurting anyone, yet multitudes of people haven’t hesitated to pass snide and hateful comments or hurtful opinions. People have said cruel things about her age, about their age difference, about the fact that she... More »

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Distrust, the best relationship buster!

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Pooja Bedi Relationships are meant to be happy, nurturing, fulfilling and empowering. These are the reasons we enter relationships, and the lack of or dwindling of any of these qualities is the reason people feel dissatisfied and unhappy and fall “out of love”... More »

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Women’s liberation isn’t revenge on patriarchy

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Pooja Bedi It’s an unfortunate reality that women in India were subjected to a patriarchal society and were denied rights, treated unfairly and unequally, subjected to unspeakable atrocities such as dowry demands, sati, abuse, rape, honour killings, female foe... More »

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Do you fake it in bed?

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Pooja Bedi So I just did a social media activity for a condom company based on sexual inequality, female orgasms and the reality of fake orgasms because there’s pressure to have one. According to statistics 70% of women don’t orgasm every time they have sex. W... More »

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Why women are supporting #Mentoo

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Pooja Bedi It’s public knowledge now that one of my closest friends Karan Oberoi met a girl on Tinder end of 2016 and she filed a rape case against him in May 2019 claiming he had raped her sometime in January 2017 (she doesn’t remember the date and the FIR do... More »