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DIVORCE, family »

[28 Aug 2008 | Comments Off on Longing and Belonging | 0 views]

Jana couldn’t stand it. The way her mother acted, sometimes. It was enough to drive any normal teenage girl up the wall.Jana’s mother seemed to always be hungry for attention since Bo Fawaz left her. From family, from friends, from strangers – she alwa…

LOVE, marriage »

[27 Aug 2008 | Comments Off on Like Chai for Chocolate | 0 views]

Mishari was always so stubborn with his ways.’He’s so difficult! Mashallah 3alaih, rasa shino yabis!’ his wife Nuwair would think to herself while clearing off the dinner table.It was hard being a newly-wed wife. For Nuwair, it was harder being married…

Flan, Stories »

[26 Aug 2008 | Comments Off on Our love is the greatest story never told (Part 13) | 0 views]

I sit in bed, and stare at the wall, night turns into day and day turns into night and I don’t even know it. My shutters are closed and so is my heart. I couldn’t believe what was happening to me, Flan and I really had something good going on. Why did this have to […]

Flan, Stories »

[13 Aug 2008 | Comments Off on For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul (Part 12) | 0 views]

We finally got to a park in Kaifan we parked the car and he took me inside to the swings, sat me down and looked at me with the warmest eyes and said… “The first time I came here the woman I love the most brought me, and this time you’re the woman who brought […]

Flan, Stories »

[9 Aug 2008 | Comments Off on Even if it hurts, even if it’s the most painful thing you have to do (Part 11) | 0 views]

After all the chaos dealing with getting back to Kuwait here I am sitting in my track pants, my 3abaya hanging on the outside of my closet door. The smell of bukhoor wafting through the air, my dry eyes now yearning for a single tear drop. I sit on my dressing table stool and watch […]