Catharsis Part 2 – Ray of Hope? Or, Mirage?

It was a pleasant March morning in New Delhi. Reema’s family (her hubby Ashish and kid Krish) plans to visit Ashish’s cousin sister in Chandigarh, 250 kms north from New Delhi, over the weekend. Ashish’s cousin sister, Sheena is a jovial homemaker, who loves to be among friends and family. A party person and a superb hostess, she would enjoy the time spent with guests, gossiping and joking about those family members or friends not present there. Mohan, her hubby – in stark contrast – a reserved, laconic but confident person, who would accompany the party throughout, responding with smiles and rare laughter for all nasty or otherwise jokes. Often, parties and social gatherings are like long imposed social obligations for Mohan, who would invariably retire to bed after party with a big sigh of relief – Oh! It’s over.  (more…)