Sri Lanka

Shannon Beador of ‘RHOC’ Opens Up About Her Weight

Has Shannon Beador been lying to us all?
When season 12 of The Real Housewives of Orange County premiered, Shannon Beador’s weight gain could not be ignored. Her obvious change in her figure within a very short period of time left us all worried for the mother of three. Since the show aired, Shannon says she has lost 15 pounds, but it doesn’t look like it.


Relationship Advice from Sri Lankan Parents

If you are a Sri Lankan, you are a recipient of a wealth of relationship advice, mostly unsolicited. Sometimes ‘relationships' and ‘boys' are taboo words in your household, setting the tone loud and clear. It's strange how Sri Lankans are beckoned to enter marriage at an age as young as eighteen and ‘do' what married people do, but entering into a relationship at the age of seventeen is something that would tarnish your ancestor's name, make your parents conduct a Thovil to cleanse your spirit, and even move houses.
Having finally steered Mr. Right my way at the age of 30, I realised that I have been exposed to a lot of advice dispensed by Sri Lankan parents, mine and others who assume I am in need of it, and most of it has done *nothing*.

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