Relationship Stories

TaleTown stories & retold tales on or about relationships

  • Tiger Style (C&N_166ra)Funny Story: Female Logic

    Logic is logic, but female logic is beyond logic! Completely incomprehensible, except to females.

    These retold jokes are proof.

  • The Secret Rooms of Akbar's Palace at Fatehpur Sikri"Did you hear what Jahanpanaah just said?" he asked the guard.

    The guard nodded.

    "Then go and fetch him at once," the attendant ordered.

  • Drinks

    Funny story: Found The Bottle-Lovers

    With lyrics translation of Hindi song: Nasha Sharab Me Hota To.

    If alcohol could intoxicate, bottles would have danced

  • man-on-long-office-chair illustrationShouldn’t I benefit from fruits of my labor?

    Employee engagement is driven by purpose, recognition & monetary incentives.

    Insightful tale on worker demotivation...

  • HearseFunny Story: Get In The Line

    What life needs is not perfection, but love.

    Not finding the perfect person, but learning to see an imperfect person perfectly!

  • Thousand Lights Mosque..."God has never forsaken me", he answered, "He provides for the insects, for birds, for animals, for trees. He has always provided for me. And, he will continue to provide."

    "God helps those who help themselves", she whispered, "Trust in God, but keep your powder dry."

  • Seth child praying"Bribing God?" Rosh had overheard her, "He laughs at prayers like that!"

    "What's wrong with me showing some gratitude if He hears and answers my prayers?" Isha flared.

  • 2013_11_270020 - business sharksFunny Story: How Business Is Done?

    Isha teaches Rosh the psychology of relationships & how to be smart and tactful in business, but no solutions are perfect.

     

  • mateo"Comprendo?" asked Rosh, looking at his son in the back view mirror.

    "No Pa," Josh answered, "but were you talking about having sex with Ma?"

  • Evening over kumaon range"I want Happiness," a man had once asked Buddha.

    Watching Nainital from China Peak, Rosh remembers Buddha, and receives secrets of peace and happiness.

  • Fallen Comrades.An imprisoned son sorts out his father’s problem while still in jail.

    We are divided by the distance between our hearts, not by the distance between our bodies.

     

  • password“It’s like wanting to go to the toilet while somebody else is already in it."

    "You are jumping outside the door yelling, “Hurry up, I need to go – urgently!”

  • A dog's lifeIt's a dog's life when you continue to exceed everyone’s expectations except your boss's.

    A dog gets abused and a fail review, despite spectacular performance...

  • Face of Jesus“Come back to me quickly. You can have your Kingdom of Heaven,” she impulsively spoke her thoughts aloud to him.

    He winced and thought a little. Then answered with great sadness, “But I can’t go on that journey anymore. I have nothing left to pay the fare.”

  • Banksy in Boston: F̶O̶L̶L̶O̶W̶ ̶Y̶O̶U̶R̶ ̶D̶R̶E̶A̶M̶S̶ CANCELLED, Essex St, Chinatown, Boston“Will you leave us to beg on the streets?” Isha turned her face away in anguish, “while you illuminate the world. Why must Yashodharā always pay the price of Siddharth’s enlightenment?”

    Her world was falling apart, and she with it. Rosh felt pity. He knew how hard it was going to be for her.

  • Lion and the MouseInsightful story: Lion And The Mouse

    The Aesop fable showed that mercy pays back.

    But should kindness be only an investment for future returns?

  • kiss me!"There are teachers," Isha answered after considerable thought, "and then there are educators."

    "Perhaps it is time for you to graduate from being one to being the other."

  • maxfield-parrish-museThe caretaker was a bit surprised at the strange request and said, "I'm sorry, I've never heard of anyone in heaven wanting to get married.”

    “I'm afraid you'll have to talk to the Lord God Almighty about that. I can get you an appointment next week."

  • Untitled“You can’t win mate,” Rosh concluded happily, “In love, you are stuffed. Get stuffed happily! That’s what’s best for you.”

    Finished discharging his fatherly duty, he eyed the stuffed chicken Isha had cooked for him contentedly. Hosh looked at his father’s potbelly, but didn’t say anything.

  • Greed II"At least you know now," Isha smiled benignly at them, "that you will both be getting something."

    "I will give who I wish, what I wish, when I wish," Rosh stopped her in her tracks. "Without having to be fair to the other. I may also choose not to give anything at all to anyone. Remember that."