Marriage : Make it heaven on Earth

Updated: Apr 17, 2020

By Hiral Kaup

Contributing Author for Spark Igniting Minds


It was February 14, 2018. The world was busy celebrating Valentine’s day. Ananya stood at the window of the hospital room watching her husband Anant step out of the hospital gate. He crossed the road and went across to where his car was parked. She was waiting for him to turn around and wave out to her. Silently she kept telling herself that she would not wave back at him. But, sadly he did not turn back, even to give her a glance. He unlocked the car, got into the front seat and drove off.


Ananya’s eyes welled up with tears. She burst into tears and the soft sobs suddenly became loud cries, only to be stopped by the demanding cry of her new-born hungry infant. She turned away from the window to look at her baby boy, whom she had delivered just yesterday. Ananya lifted her son and started nursing him. As the new-born struggled to suckle, she drifted back into memory lane.


It was the 14th of June 2016. Exactly twenty months ago when she was sitting in a r