Chaitanya Bala


An adventurous Desi with a passion for Thai curry chicken, Teavana, and blogging! Jump in, vámonos :)

Here's Why It Shouldn't Be A Dealbreaker If Your Family Disapproves Of Your SO

By Chaitanya Bala
Coming from a conservative Indian family, finding an eligible suitor for me has always been one of my parents' biggest worries. My mother had an arranged marriage when she was 25, and she always taught me marriage is not between two individuals, but…

3 Reasons The Size Of A Guy's Penis Actually Doesn't Matter To Women

By Chaitanya Bala
We read and hear about women's body image issues on a daily basis. We are constantly told how it's important not to fat-shame or skinny-shame anyone. How all boobs are beautiful, whether they're big, small, lopsided, or even saggy. How whether…

4 Reasons I'll Never Get Into A Long-Distance Relationship Again

By Chaitanya Bala
I still vividly remember the day in May 2014, when I said goodbye to *JiHoon at the airport. JiHoon was very quiet, reserved and had a bit of a mysterious aura about him. But it was only during January of 2014 that we really became close. One day,…

4 Reasons 'Fighting' For The Person You Love Will Always End In Heartbreak

By Chaitanya Bala
We've all heard it: When you're in love with someone, you should go in for the kill. You need to fight for it with all you have, and put unconditional passion into your efforts in order to finally be with the person you want. You're supposed to try…

4 Things You'll Never Be Prepared For, No Matter How Hard You Try

By Chaitanya Bala
“Dude, he was so cute. I'm definitely feeling him,” I told my friend, Brenda*, as we were driving home from the bars. We were at Park Street, a local party district in the Short North area of Columbus, OH. I had just met this guy at one of the bars…

3 Reasons You Can't Fall In Love, Even Though You Want A Relationship

By Chaitanya Bala
Have you ever pondered why an amazing girl like yourself still can't seem to fall in love, despite knowing you want to be with someone? If that's a "yes," then you might want to keep reading. It turns out that, according to a dating consultant,…