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She touched his calm face. It was still childlike. She had always been proud of her son, a boy who was simple, sensitive and well educated. Father of the brides will make a beeline for your son, her relatives had teased her and she had just smiled.

Today, dressed in full wedding attire he was in front of her with the girl of his dreams, but there was no happiness around. The stony silence wrenched her heart in pain and a deluge of tears flowed down her cheeks.

Her only child had been sacrificed in the name of honor.


Post Author: Neha Tambe

Neha Tambe is a freelance social media marketer, writer and influencer. I studied mass communication and worked in various capacities spanning from journalism, copywriting to social media marketing. Blogging from the past 4 years. Founder and Owner of nehatambe.com.

5 thoughts on “Honor

    Richa Mina

    (November 28, 2018 - 4:58 pm)

    OMG that’s a very sad truth which many sons and daughters have to face due to social boundations made by people

    Jhilmil Bhansali

    (November 29, 2018 - 5:28 am)

    Loved how you have the social message in this story . Short but it was full of emotions one can speak of.

    Gurjeet Chhabra

    (November 29, 2018 - 7:13 am)

    How beautifully you wrote truth of life. Remind me of my time, that’s so emotional write up


    (November 29, 2018 - 12:55 pm)

    Beautifully written this is the sad truth of our society . Many people go through this.

    U K

    (November 29, 2018 - 6:54 pm)

    That was a heart touching short one you posted there. Sadly it is still an integral part of our society and we have not been able to get rid of it even in this century.. . 🙁

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