5 habits you should adopt as a young woman growing up in Indian society to lead a happy life

Patriarchy is deep-rooted in Indian society and it has affected my life to a great extent. I was not exposed to the real world until I left home for college. I opened my first bank account in person when I was 18. My hostel life failed to provide me (and all the other girls living on campus), the exposure required to develop the life skills needed to be successful in the real world. The curfew time for girls was too restrictive and the list of “what not to wear on campus” too long. This restricted…