Discussion Post: What Are Your Favorite Cross-Cultures Real Life Love Stories?

Angie was just complaining about a memoir she read that was supposed to be this woman’s real life love story, but it was all dramatized and hyped up. Which made me think about the amazing “truth is stranger than fiction” real life love stories that exist in the world. Let’s share our favorites!

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Discussion Post: Weddings! Let’s Talk About Our Personal Preference!!!!

I was watching a true crime show which mentioned how this couple couldn’t afford a wedding so they had a big engagement party instead? Which completely confuses me. What’s the difference between a wedding and a big engagement party? Anyway, made me think we should all discuss these Vital Issues.

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Discussion Post: What Fictional Love Triangle Would You Change the Ending (Jab Tak Hain Jaan, Chandni, Little Women, How I Met Your Mother, Etc.)

This is a suggestion from Saira, she used as an example Mansfield Park where it felt like Austen was going to put Henry and the heroine together, and then got bored and rushed the ending and changed it. And I immediately thought of SO MANY OTHERS. Here is a list of mine, feel free to share yours.

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Discussion Post: What Are Our Personal Feelings on Art Versus Artist?

I’m watching the Farrow vs Allen doc now, and what is so different about it is that it actually directly addresses the art versus artist question. That’s genius, because normally these kind of stories avoid that whole element, and that leaves the audience a bit lost. I think we need to talk about art versus artist more, come up with more tools for ourselves to handle that question.

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Discussion Post: Who Here Grew Up With Honorary Aunties in Your Life? And Their Children, Your Honorary Cousins?

I so enjoyed (and continue to enjoy as more comments come in) our post about friendships and what lasted and what didn’t. I want to do kind of a partner post about another sort of childhood relationship that I have found has lasted into adulthood much more strongly, that “my Mom’s best friend” relationship. Or, in Indian English, your Aunties.

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Discussion Post: Who Here is Still Friends With People From Elementary School? High School? College?

Honestly, I’m curious! Angie and I were just talking about the film “June” where our heroine stays close to her group of school friends into adulthood, which was not our experience. I’m interested in learning about other people, are you like me and Angie, or are you like a movie?

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