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Recently I added one more agenda to my New Year Resolutions - "Never wish anything for anybody without looking things from their perspective. Even though we wish with good intentions, it might end up hurting the protagonists.

{mosimage}1. I used to 'wish' my ex-boss abroad to get married soon, after learning about his broken marriage. Whenever possible I used to "reiterate" a remarriage. With the passage of time, the tables turned, I decided to stay away from marriage. Whenever I called him sometimes back he used to ask me about when I would get married. Sweet Revenge. These days whenever somebody asks me about my impending marriage, I cut short the topic with the answer "When I get married, I'll definitely keep you informed. Whats up next?". Atlast I have learnt to answer.

2. When in Abu Dhabi, on occassions like Onam & Brithday,I used to "wish" colleague Aravind, a single guy then with the wish of "celebrating with a spouse" next occassion. One day he was irritated and asked me to stop wishing such ridiculous wishes. At that time I was bit hurt. This year in India, my colleague Gana wished me in the New Year that I must be a "couple" next New Year. When I called Kutty Sir, he also echoed the same. Grrrrr...... I understood what Aravind might have undergone during my wishes.

Sometimes I swear that I WILL NEVER DO THIS... THAT at any cost, but I'd end up doing the same thing without any other options.

1. I'd rather beg in the streets of Coimbatore / Abu Dhabi rather than working in Chennai. I hate Chennai so much, but now I am a "proud" resident of Chennai.

2. I'd rather remain single than marrying a girl from Chennai / Salem, but I came so close to marrying a Chennai girl, formally saw a Salem girl... but those alliances didn't materialise.

3. I used to say to my friends that going to gym is fashionable and we can achieve the health fitness by proper diet. This happened in my +2, but I ended up enrolling in a gym last year.

Now I have decided that I must never vow about doing / avoiding certain things.

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Maheshwaran
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I am a SAP Consultant in my late 30s, residing in the happeing IT City - Bangalore. My interests vary from reading to travelling to handicrafts to photography. My latest interest is on Body building. May be this vivid interest keeps me going in my life without getting bored.