Relationship Stories

TaleTown stories & retold tales on or about relationships

  • Push yourself“Involuntarily, she returned his smile but kept her peace. She decided to ignore the cookie hustler, hesitatingly munching away at the bikkie.”

    “But troubles don’t generally go away when we ignore them. They persist or become bolder, until we can ignore them no more.”

  • Four CandlesThe story of The Four Candles.

    Darkness breeds fear. But so long as there is Hope...

    ... Peace, Faith and Love can be rekindled again in Life.

  • envy“Being perfect is a folly, it belittles others. I am not greedy like him. I give others a chance to shine.”

    “Perhaps he can’t help it. Perhaps there is evil in him too, driving him to perfection, because he wants to show us all up.”

  • Old HandsAre parents like the playgrounds?

    Milestones you have passed in your journey of life. And subsequently forgotten…

  • Engagement rings, ThailandThe Story Of Chhalla

    Rosh translates the lyrics in various versions of ‘Challa’ in context of the lover’s ring, the boatman’s dead son & Punjab’s current issues

     

  • I'VE BEEN SITTING HERE ALL DAY...A King once thought that he would never fail in anything he undertook, if he knew three things:

    1. When was the right time to do it?
    2. Who were the right people to work with?
    3. What was the most important thing to do?

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  • One Tom"You've always been the second boy, spotting opportunities where others couldn't see them. Finding silver linings even in manure! Put the same hat on."

    "Your real boss is the one who walks around under your own hat."

  • Pennies in reliefLike Head and Tail, two sides of a coin, does man have two sides too?

    Are people good or bad, or is it all in the eye?

    Insightful story with pointers from Kabir

  • Vigeland - coupleUnderstanding your partner is easy. Just a few simple rules, which a woman should know.

    Rosh tells Isha what men want & how to keep men happy.

    She reciprocates...

  • Muddy PathSpiritual Story: Unsoiled By Muddy Paths

    How do some walk the murky walks of life without being stained?

    Kabir delivers his wife to a lusty grocer to repay debt

  • PAKISTAN: "REFUGEES FROM 'OBAMA'S WAR' "Unwelcome guests can become useful citizens, given the chance.

    Yet, International Governments desire normal migrants & detest illegal refugees.

    Story on the refugee debate.

  • St. Croix Sunset‘What do we work for?’ Rosh reflects, when his son tries to buy an hour of his time.

    For money, or for the ability to spend our time & money with our loved ones...

  • HutWhat is mine? What is yours? Is it borrowed wealth or real capital?

    What is this world, this life? These possessions, these relationships?

    Insightful Sufi story...

  • Buddha Quote 103What kinship do we have with the world, asks Kabir, haman duniya se yari kya?

    Kabir’s sufi Ghazal: Haman hai ishq mastana, haman ko hoshiyari kya explained.

  • father and sonJosh laughed at the funny joke. Rosh loved it, that he’d got it straight away.

    “Wanna play a game?” he asked.

    Josh nodded, a happy smile suddenly breaking up on his face.

  • Sentimental onion"The first type is The Onion Salary."

    "You get it, you open it, and you weep."

  • Jump over Mt. RainierWho packs our parachutes?

    Story about recognizing and being grateful to people who support us in our life’s journey.

    Also, Rosh’s reflections on 2016 milestones

  • coffeeFunny Story: Who will make Coffee?

    Bible is invoked to settle a domestic row between a couple over who should brew the coffee daily.

    Retold Bible joke

  • meeting_hammer illustrationYou might have heard people being fired for not doing well, but there are many whose careers are destroyed simply because they do too well.

    Too well for their own good.