The bridge. Short stories on mental health
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The bridge. Short stories on mental health

The bridge. Short stories on the mental health of a man who is not happy in a career that he was made to choose.

“I am 30, working for software like most of us in our country and was made to choose engineering because apparently, that was a respectable course, it is of course! I tried convincing my dad that I want to be a photographer.”

 My father belongs to the previous generation and so he did not see photography as a career at all and was not convinced when I said I want to quit engineering and pursuit photography. The usual drama, a big argument, and my poor mom in between us.

The bridge. Short stories on mental health
The bridge. Short stories on mental health

The bridge. Short stories on mental health. The Consequences

I applied to a top photography institute under a famous photographer, and what luck I say, I got selected to a summer school to work under him as a part of the training period. I have had that offer letter with me for over a month now.

This was like my dream, my ambition in life. But it was very difficult to talk to my dad. I finally spoke to him and showed him the offer letter. He was happy I guess but did not show and maintained a neutral response.

The bridge. Short stories on mental health. The Verdict

My dad has finally agreed to the fact that I would be quitting engineering and chasing my dream of being a photographer. I always knew he was not someone who would think of “log kya kahenge” but this decision made him think twice and how I would be able to survive and bare my expenses.

One of the few facts of being from a middle-class family. I am here in London working under one of the renowned photographers.

The bridge. Short stories on mental health.

This is a simple fiction story about how small things matters for Mental Health. How family comes and rescues us from being further drowning in depression.

In this series, I would write about more such fiction stories in which small elements would help the character into a better state of mind.

The bridge. Short stories on mental health
The bridge. Short stories on mental health

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