25 September, 2020

Everything To Moan About: A Boss Behind Closed Doors

Excerpts 'Erotic Stories For Punjabi Widows' by Balli Kaur Jaswal. Published by HarperCollins...

Everything To Moan About: A Boss Behind Closed Doors
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It occurred to Meera to be kind to the new girl—to share with her rather than intimidate her. Meera had always wanted a daughter instead of the two noisy sons who trailed dirt all over her freshly vacuumed carpet and wrestled like baboons over everything. But at the wedding, jealousy overtook Meera. Rita was young and vibrant. The cropped blouse of her wedding lengha showed off the tight, honey-smooth skin of her midriff. In Meera’s day, such outfits were considered scandalous. Meera felt a twinge of jealousy observing the way Rita’s husband watched her during the wedding reception. His eyes roamed over her body, hungrily taking her in. ‘Wait till they’ve been married a few years,’ Meera told herself. ‘His wonderment will wear off.’ These thoughts were satisfying, yet Meera was aware that her husband had never looked at her like that, even in the early days.

After the newlyweds returned from their honeymoon, Meera gave Rita a tour of the house, making sure to point out where everything was—from the spare sofa covers to...

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