“Once I leave my husband’s house, am I still a wife?”
After the family’s return to India, when her home situation deteriorates, Ranjani walks out. While struggling with doubts, detours and unexpected loss, Ranjani learns to rebuild her new life and identity as a single parent.
Rewriting My Happily Ever After is an evocative, honest account of the aftermath of divorce in an unsupportive culture. Yet, this uplifting story of grace and courage shows how to build resilience and find happiness by being true to yourself.
Dr. Ranjani Rao is a trained scientist and a self-taught writer. She is the author of three books. Her award-winning personal essays and op-eds have appeared in several digital and print publications and anthologies.
Originally from Mumbai, India, Ranjani spent several years in the USA and now lives in Singapore with her family.