It certainly wasn’t brave of me to absolutely collapse as soon as the negative comments came pouring though. I ended up hibernating in bed, the duvet covering my shame, my body convulsing with the heaviness of tears trying their hardest to escape.
India is a place where its majesty and its chaos is so unrelenting there’s nothing you can do but give in and take the day as it is. If your resist, you’ll go crazy. And resistance is futile! How can you resist what is completely outside of your control? This was something it has taken me far too long to understand.