L For Loser


"Let us add this one too!" He exclaims as he copies the photo into a folder named 'Upload'.

I squirm at the idea.

"Ram, not this photo please." I voice my opinion.

"Oh come on Sakshi, look how pretty you look in this." He zooms in.

"I know that Ram, but this picture is too intimate to be shared. It's from our bedroom for God's sake." I say shyly.

"So what? It shows how happy we are right?" He browses the other photos of our honeymoon.

"I'm not too comfortable with it." I say looking down.

"Oh, stop your village mentality Sakshi! You don't know about this. You do not even have a Facebook account for God's sake." He blurts out angrily.

"Yes, I don't. I do not understand these things. You married me knowing all this. Right?" I say with tears.

"Sure I did. But dare not stop me from doing what I want to do." He got back to copying the pictures.

I did not understand this at all. Everywhere we went, he insisted on taking intimate pictures. Most of them selfies and uploaded them immediately on Facebook. On our wedding day, he took a few pictures of us on his phone and immediately uploaded them on Facebook. Even before the ceremony was over. But today was too much. Our honeymoon pictures? It's so embarrassing. He had even clicked us kissing. Concentrating more on the camera, of course. Not wanting to create a scene just a week after the wedding, I quietly go to bed, leaving him in the study with his laptop.


"These will do for now." Ram mumbles under his breath as he creates a new album on his Facebook account and starts uploading the photos.

Ten minutes later, it is done. He does not bother inserting a description or location, or adjusting the privacy settings.

"I want you to see them and burn Neha. I want you to turn green with envy. You have blocked me from seeing your profile, but this you shall see I'm sure." He says with a wicked grin.

He didn't know that Neha was so busy living her own life with her husband, that, she had deleted her Facebook account.

~ Soumya

34 comments:

  1. This was something, Soumya! Chilling!
    Poor Sakshi. She married Ram trusting him & he turned out to be modern-day Ravan.
    Your story has the true colors of Technology...

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    1. Haha modern day Ravan would have been an apt title too :)

      A lot of people do this I know. Its sad!

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  2. I agree with Red.

    To make someone else jealous, he is exposing himself (plus his wife) ( and also some of the things that are meant to be private ) to the entire world. Its more like he is digging his own grave.

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    1. A lot of people do that! Its sad but it happens. And mostly, the other person in the picture is unaware as to whom the picture is intended for!

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  3. Speechless ... so scary and horrifying ... this man should be punished !!!

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  4. hang such people ... it is scarily true

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  5. Awesome! And that guy is truly an idiot :) Aside from the fact that he was doing it to make Neha jealous, it's kind of depressing how people are so obsessed with capturing the moment to "share" it that they forget to live the moment.

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    1. Thanks!

      Seriously! People are so busy capturing the moment that they forget to live it! Just to prove a point to someone else.

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  6. I could go on and on about such people they are all over my timeline...as soon as someone uploads such pics, I judge them. So will everyone who are sensible enough to know what is cool and what is not.

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  7. I don't know who they are trying to fool..themselves or others? I'm sure there are many RAM out there

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  8. In today's world even my frnds all they care about is sharing pics on fb. I mean we had the class 12 farewell party and there were so many who were busy uppoading their selfies and other pics. I wonder who they wanted to show off to bcz all their frnds were present at the event. I mean rather than enjoying this last day at school they were busy with fb updating status and uploading pics
    Such people hav no life at all
    They forget to cherish the real life and always stay on fb
    Some say that fb has brought people closer nd together but I wonder if its true bcz wat I see is that it has distant people with others in real life and has restricted their social life just on such sites

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    1. That's really sad. Class 12? I joined FB after a year I started working! I'm glad I lived my student life without any social media.

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  9. Hell! These guys!! Its sad they can't think otherwise! And about your story, its fabulous! Need I say that again?! ;)

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  10. He didn't know that Neha was so busy living her own life with her husband, that, she had deleted her Facebook account.// I love this twist! Superb :)

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  11. He didn't know that Neha was so busy living her own life with her husband, that, she had deleted her Facebook account.// I love this twist! Superb :)

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  12. He didn't know that Neha was so busy living her own life with her husband, that, she had deleted her Facebook account. // I didn't expect this twist :) Awesome

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  13. Oh my !! Loser is the right word you have given Soumya .. Jerks they are..

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    1. Jerks indeed! Nice to see you here Jyotsna! :)

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  14. Oh God! Seriously an arsehole! -_-

    Achcha post tha! :D

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  15. Nice Story...
    Some of the Indians are behaving just as the People living in the West.
    And Yes, their should be Privacy in a Relationship... Nowadays, Indian people are starting uploading Nude Pics & Videos on the Internet.
    Specially of Girl Friends and Wife's, This is very Shameful.!
    Thanks.

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    1. Very very shameful indeed.

      Its really sad, but true. Thanks for reading!

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  16. Mann....that is twisted...I know someone who is doing this... But obviously, it is just a mad obsession! :P

    So effortlessly written! Loved it! :)

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    1. I know many who do this :P

      Thank you! :)

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