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Chapter 6

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The environment at CCD was always warm. There were couples lurking around, some talking verbally, while some talking through their eyes. It was so romantic for someone who had never been in love!

‘Hey…’ Radhika extended her arm forward towards Aarush who was blankly gaping at other couples, making mental calculations about ‘how many of them would breakup like him, and how many would actually end up getting married?’

‘Hi! Please have a seat…’ Aarush got up holding Radhika’s hand, and pulled out a chair for her. It was strange for Radhika to see him behaving this way. She thought he was always rude and to-the-point, but today it might be an exception for Radhika.

‘So, you wanted to meet me?’ Radhika was confused at how to initiate a conversation. She was bold otherwise, but now that she had different feelings for Aarush, she couldn’t be the same with him.

‘Well, first of all, this…’ Aarush placed her handkerchief on the table, ‘My mother believes that carrying someone’s handkerchief can instigate a quarrel, I can’t keep it!’ he said with a smiling face. His cute little dimple made Radhika skip a beat. She never noticed his dimple. Maybe she never saw him smiling?

‘So, you are returning me this because you don’t want to start a fight with me?’

‘No. I’m returning you this because I don’t ‘want’ to ever fight with you…’

‘Should I count it as a flirt?’

‘You’re free to! Follow your heart…’

‘You are witty.’

‘Engineer, to be specific!’ Aarush folded his sleeves up his arm. He looked so irresistible doing that. Radhika was already being swayed away!

‘I know that already. But you’re the first engineer who is so witty!’ Radhika curled her handkerchief and meticulously placed it inside her handbag.

‘I’m not surprised.’ Aarush again caught her attention.

‘About what?’ she hastily looked up at him.

‘That you haven’t had any serious relationship in the past.’

‘What? Excuse me?’

‘It shows. It’s written on your face. All over! You’ve never been in love, have you?’ Aarush pressed his lips. His dimples again impressed Radhika as she stared at his cheeks and smiled.

‘That means I’m right.’

‘Right about what?’

‘That you are loveless since birth!’ Aarush smirked, ‘See, your smile tells I’m telling the truth.’

‘Whatever you want to believe. Follow your heart!’ she chose his way to change the topic. He laughed.

They ordered coffee and some snacks and enjoyed the evening meal with similar light hearted conversations. Radhika was enjoying Aarush’s company and she was falling for him with every second they spent together.

After spending good two hours with him, she came home to Kavita with a wide grin on her face. Radhika’s eyes narrated more stories than her lips that night. Kavita knew that something was going on between Radhika and that apartment-boy but she waited for her to confess everything.

‘Whatever you are thinking about that guy, you have to tell me right now!’ Kavita held the knife from Radhika’s hands that stopped her from chopping the onions.

‘What? Let me make dinner Kavi…’

‘Radha…please!’

‘Don’t you call me that?’ Radhika narrowed her eyes. She didn’t like the old-fashioned sound the name ‘Radha’ had to it.

‘If you don’t tell me about your new-found ‘Kanha’ I will tell him also, to call you Radha…’ Kavita picked up her phone.

‘Don’t you dare!’ Radhika came rushing from the kitchen, wiping off her hands at the hem of the table cloth. She leapt over the couch and snatched her phone from Kavita’s hands which were about to dial Aarush’s number.

‘I know what’s going on, alright? You are so in love with him. It shows! And you aren’t just ready to confess it.’

‘I’m not in love with him?’ Radhika raised her brows, ‘I just like him. And there’s a huge valley between likeness and love!’

‘And there is a helicopter at the cliff, that helps you cross that valley too, you know?’

‘What helicopter?’

‘Meetings! Dates. The time you spend. Every second you spend with him, is like a helicopter that’s taking you near him. If you don’t want to be heart-broken like him. Talk to him before you sign up for any more dates!’ Kavita said it all on her face.

For a moment, even Radhika was caught up in questions and worries. Kavita was right. What if the guy was a total waste of time? What if she actually ends up falling for him? What if she feels deeply for him, but he is still mentally involved with his ex?

‘Damn!’ Radhika couldn’t chop any more onions. Kavita had spoiled even the memories of the time she spent with Aarush today at CCD.

At 10 pm, both Kavita and Radhika ordered from Domino’s. As the package arrived, Radhika’s phone rang. It was Aarush. She picked it up, as Kavita was outside collecting the order.

‘Hey! How are you?’ Aarush sounded cheered up.

‘I’m great. Thank you for the time today. I really enjoyed it.’ Radhika was trying to be a little formal.

‘I enjoyed it too! And I enjoyed it so much, that I think we should see each other more often. Don’t you think so?’ Aarush on the other side of the phone, was biting his lip, praying for Radhika to say ‘yes’.

‘Umm…Aarush, I want to meet you too, and I want to talk about something serious. If tomorrow you’re free, can you catch me at Phoenix mall?’

‘Sure. At what time?’ Aarush was suspicious. Whenever a girl says she wants to talk to you – never expect something good out of it!

‘At 5 pm. I’ll be free from office then. I hope you are comfortable with that time?’

‘Yeah. Yeah I totally am. I’ll see you tomorrow.’ Aarush hurriedly hung up the phone. With a lot of difficulty he was trying to move on from Koel, distracting himself and was happy after a long time, but he again felt that same fear lurking around him. His heart beating at a faster pace. His restlessness to know the so called ‘serious thing’ wouldn’t let him sleep tonight. He couldn’t wait for tomorrow to come, so that he could know what the matter was, and then live in peace.

Radhika was restless at her home too. She had no idea how she would face Aarush tomorrow after whatever Kavita said. She knew if he will still be involved with his ‘ex’, she wouldn’t be able to continue even friendship with him. But she didn’t want to break contacts with him either. She didn’t know what she would do. She had no idea what was going on in her life. It was all so confusing. But Radhika knew one thing very clearly – that she was already, too much in love with him to let him go…

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  • Archana kini

    July 14, 2015

    Awesome start dear.. ❤ keep rocking

    • Mehek

      July 14, 2015

      Thank you dear, I hope you like the further chapters too!

  • Ruchi shukla

    July 14, 2015

    Lovely u write diii :-*

    • Mehek

      July 15, 2015

      Thanks Ruchi 🙂

  • Geets

    July 14, 2015

    You have an excellent narrative style of writing.. the story seems interesting..
    waiting for further chapters to come out soon..

    Cheers

    • Mehek

      July 15, 2015

      Thank you Geets. A new chapter is posted every night at 09 pm. Hope you like the story further! 🙂

  • aditi singh thakur

    July 15, 2015

    beautiful beginning
    love story
    <3

    • Mehek

      July 15, 2015

      Thank you Aditi 🙂 😀

  • Irtayag

    July 16, 2015

    Awesome… I just feel like reading continously…. please post the chapters soon..

    • Mehek

      July 16, 2015

      Thanks Irtayag 🙂 I post a new chapter at 09 pm every night!

  • nutan sharma

    July 16, 2015

    Very interesting .
    i love ur imagination mehek .
    thnku

    • Mehek

      July 16, 2015

      Nutan, thank you for reading and appreciating. I hope you will like the further chapters too… 🙂

  • Bhav

    July 16, 2015

    Just loving your style of writing!! 😉

    • Mehek

      July 17, 2015

      Thanks Bhavana 🙂 Stay connected and keep reading, a lot more to come!

  • Shivam patidar

    July 17, 2015

    It was very mind blowing chapter ,mam!!! Thank you ,mam!

    • Mehek

      July 17, 2015

      Thank you Shivam! 🙂

  • RIYA

    July 17, 2015

    Seriuosly,its a awesome story and feel like keep on reading

    • Mehek

      July 17, 2015

      Thank you Riya, I also feel to post all the chapters at once 😛 but I need to keep the readers engaged…don’t worry, there are 2 more stories ahead after this. Inconsistent Love is a part of a trilogy named ‘Dare to Love’, remaining 2 parts of which are yet to be posted. Stay connected!

  • Soumyatarini Mishra

    July 19, 2015

    Message*just woooooooooooowwwwww. loved it

    • Mehek

      July 20, 2015

      Thanks Soumyatarini 🙂

  • pragya

    July 20, 2015

    Simply awesome… Nd in love with ur writing skills…

    • Mehek

      July 20, 2015

      Thank you Pragya, I’m glad you liked it!

  • Madhavi

    July 20, 2015

    Hi Mehek!! I haven’t started the story yet. But i know even this gonna be an awesome.. Please post an entire chapters ASAP.. As i cannot hold my curosity anymore…..I cannot read in chunks I need an entire chapters….

    • Mehek

      July 20, 2015

      Haha, thank you for the compliment Madhavi, the story will end this Saturday, then you can read all the chapters together!

  • Riya

    July 21, 2015

    luv u mehek☺️☺️….. for such a wonderful story and i ll always connected wid ur website!!!

    • Mehek

      July 21, 2015

      Thanks Riya 🙂 Don’t miss the coming chapters of Inconsistent Love!

  • Name*

    July 21, 2015

    Awsome stories mehek…
    I wana read all chapters togather..
    Plz post thm soooooooon…:*

    • Mehek

      July 21, 2015

      Thanks 🙂 I am posting one chapter per day. You can read the entire story after 25th July 🙂

  • Parul

    July 21, 2015

    Loved it… <3

    • Mehek

      July 21, 2015

      Thanks Parul 🙂

  • Eali

    July 22, 2015

    How can you imagine so nicely!!!
    I have tried alot bt cant..
    Tell me the secret….

    • Mehek

      July 22, 2015

      Haha, the secret is – little things. Focus on little things, imagine your character, but also imagine the pen he’s holding in his right hand, the piece of paper under his left elbow, the computer screen in front of him, his glasses sliding down his nose and so on… Basically, details and little things are a key to a nice-piece of writing! 🙂

  • Riya

    July 22, 2015

    I ll never miss ur chapter is jst lyk a regular habbit for me……
    pr ek cheez btao ye story true h!!!!!!!!!

    • Mehek

      July 22, 2015

      Thanks Riya, it’s not a true story, just fiction 🙂

  • Bhawna

    July 22, 2015

    Awesome:) just love the way you write 🙂
    Keep posting !!

    • Mehek

      July 22, 2015

      Thanks Bhawna 🙂 Stay tuned for more chapters!

  • vashi

    July 22, 2015

    Awesome as always
    I simply love your works

    • Mehek

      July 23, 2015

      Thanks Vashi 🙂

  • Varsha

    July 23, 2015

    Mehek, though its a fictional story.. Bt ur writing skill is so magical that wen u start reading, it feels like its a real story… Jus keep writing like this…
    #inlovewithyourstories…

    • Mehek

      July 23, 2015

      Thanks Varsha 🙂

  • Eali

    July 23, 2015

    Hi..
    when will you post the next story after this one??????

    • Mehek

      July 23, 2015

      Hi Eali, this story is of 12 Chapters, first let me finish posting all the 12 of them, will notify the readers about part 2 very soon 🙂

  • PRIYANKA

    July 23, 2015

    I Love this part…for proposing style…

    • Mehek

      July 23, 2015

      Thanks 🙂 Proposal or not, coming up in Chapter 10! 😛

  • Parul

    July 23, 2015

    yeah….m eagerly waiting fr d next chapter…. 😉

  • Nikhil

    July 23, 2015

    I cant believe that is it just a fiction..?

    • Mehek

      July 23, 2015

      Yeah, you have to, because it is!

  • Nikhil

    July 25, 2015

    Superb going.Emotional, friends detached.

    • Mehek

      July 25, 2015

      Thanks Nikhil 🙂 Friends detached, but that’s how life is. Good things, seldom last!

  • Sriparna

    July 25, 2015

    and so you are back with this amazing story… first the “arranged” series and now this..!!
    was really happy when got ur first reply on fb..xpcting this time also 😛
    love ur stories :*

    • Mehek

      July 26, 2015

      Thanks dear 🙂

  • Dimpi

    July 25, 2015

    Awesome Mehek .. I loved it. Eagerly waiting for next part. 🙂 When you will post it ?

    • Mehek

      July 26, 2015

      Thanks Dimpi 🙂 The next part will also be posted soon. Hopefully September, as I have exams in August…

  • kajal

    July 27, 2015

    Omg that was an awesome story ..i love every bit of it ..eagerly waiting for the next part

    • Mehek

      July 28, 2015

      Thank you Kajal 🙂

  • Ria

    July 27, 2015

    oh god, mehek post the other parts soon…cant wait longer to read them….da ending was so mysterious dat i cnt wait longer..4 da next parts….plz post soon….:(

    • Mehek

      July 28, 2015

      Thanks Ria, the story will continue in September because I’m having exams in August.. 🙂

  • Madhavi

    July 28, 2015

    Hi Mehek.
    Hey Accenture is not that BAD!!.Happy to read guy worked with Accenture where i work. Story was great kindly post the next articleASAP. cant wait more.September is so far yaar….

    • Mehek

      July 28, 2015

      Haha, thanks Madhavi and I never wrote ‘Accenture’ is bad or something. It’s a fiction, and the characters are free to feel whatever they want to, for the companies they are working in. Besides, Aarush is ‘not’ leaving the company because it’s bad or something, but because he wants something else in life, and that is, his start-up. And the next part will be posted in September hopefully because I have my exams scheduled in August.

  • Pujan

    August 22, 2015

    awsum story mehek… M really hooked wid ur stories… Ur writings r mind blowing… keep writing…

    • Mehek

      August 24, 2015

      Thank you Pujan 🙂

  • Ayushi

    September 1, 2015

    When part 2 is coming….plz yr m dieing to read it plzz

    • Mehek

      September 1, 2015

      Soon 🙂 I’m also dying to post it, but I’ve been very busy in my college projects lately, so I couldn’t write the climax to the second part. Once it is done, I will start posting 🙂

  • Ayushi

    September 1, 2015

    When part 2 is coming….plz yr m dieing to read it plzz

  • Ayushi

    September 1, 2015

    Plzz tell me when the 2nd part is coming….m dieng to read that plzz

  • Madhavi

    September 8, 2015

    I hope ur EXAMS are over..Post fast the second part MEHEK

    • Mehek

      September 8, 2015

      Exams are over dear, but I’m stuck in college project, as I promised it will be posted in September only 🙂 Might be delayed a little, but will post it soon…

  • Madhusudan

    September 25, 2015

    Awesome 🙂

    • Mehek

      September 25, 2015

      Thanks! 🙂

  • Swathi

    December 31, 2015

    To be frank, this story is not upto ur mark. A dull and boring story…..

    • Mehek

      January 1, 2016

      Thanks for your opinion Swathi 🙂 This story does not end here, it has another part too, you can read it, but only if you wish to…

  • aftab

    July 24, 2016

    awesome story

  • Sarbaljot Singh

    August 10, 2016

    Superb mehek!!!!!really liked ur stories…..I think you must compile all the stories and publish them in a book…..

    • Mehek

      August 16, 2016

      Thanks! 🙂 For compiling and publishing them, the publishers demand that I take them down from my website, which I don’t want to do. So for now, I am happy with my blog, as long as everyone has a free access to the stories 🙂

  • Aditi

    January 22, 2017

    I really like the way you write..very interesting.

  • Aditi

    January 22, 2017

    I really like the way you write…very interesting.

    • Mehek

      January 22, 2017

      Thanks Aditi! 🙂

  • Nilima

    September 29, 2017

    After a long I m reading something which remind me my old romantic days. Me lucky enough that i married to my love but was occupied so much in my kid and home that I just forgot romancing. Thanks Mehek for reviving all these feelings again. Sure my husband ll be feel something sweet weird around today night.he he

    • Mehek

      November 13, 2017

      That’s such a delight to know Nilima! <3 Also try reading 'Arranged Love' if you get the time. I'm sure you will love it too...that's there on my blog as well, in the 'stories' section.

  • Ritika

    November 23, 2017

    Got this link from quora … loved ur style of writing.. U inspire me ..its after a long time that i liked some romantic plot..Kudos !!!

    • Mehek

      November 26, 2017

      Thank you Ritika! 🙂 <3 much love...