This Pakistani Artist's Sketches On 'Desi Girl Problems' Are Funny As Hell & So Damn Relatable


One thing that people (read – aunties) in India love to do is worry about the younger generation getting married and reproducing to populate the next generation. The target of their uncalled for, and idiotic, concerns are desi ‘woke’ women who are questioned about their life choices every single day.

Living life on our own terms, putting career before marriage, not succumbing to set standards of beauty and not following the patriarchal societal norms are a few of the decisions us millennial women are making for ourselves. But clearly, we are hurting the sentiments of our dear, dear aunties, who just want us to settle down in life.

Saher, who goes by the name The Pakistani Martha Stewart, is an artist who illustrates the desi girl problems and believe us it’s the most relatable thing you will find on the internet today.

Her Instagram account is full of savage anti-aunty posts and we love, love each one of them. Check out her comics below, and do let us know which one’s your favourite.

  1. Aunty Gossips

We all know those aunts who believe once a woman is divorced, her life is pretty much done and dusted. Well, guess what? You’re wrong, aunty ji.

A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Jan 19, 2018 at 8:11pm PST


  1. What A Housewife Does In Her Free Time

So what if a woman is a housewife? She can cook, she can clean and yeah, she kickbox too.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Jan 21, 2018 at 9:55am PST


  1. The Perfect To-Do List

That’s pretty much what women in the 21st century are doing all day, every day.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Oct 18, 2017 at 7:19am PDT


  1. Stop With The Rishtas, Please!

It’s time we roam around holding a big signboard that says exactly THIS.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:17am PDT


  1. Enough With The Fat-Shaming

We won’t take it anymore. Geddit?


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Oct 28, 2017 at 1:55pm PDT


  1. When The Decision To Get Married Is Not Yours

Can we let a woman choose her life partner herself FFS?!


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:35am PDT


  1. The Unnecessary Wedding Shenanigans

Why spend so much money to feed people who will gossip and complain behind your back, anyway?


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Nov 24, 2017 at 9:00am PST


  1. Ways Aunties Find To Annoy Us

And then there are ways we can shut them up too.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 4, 2017 at 3:25pm PST


  1. Because Only Doctors Are Eligible Bachelors

But hey, us girls aren’t ready to fall into the trap you’ve set all our lives.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:51am PST


  1. Argh! The Misogynistic Songs

A desi girl won’t succumb to these unrealistic beauty standards. You heard us!


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:43pm PST


  1. All The Wonderful Things Aunties Say About Us

When nothing works, sarcasm does.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 12, 2017 at 8:58pm PST


  1. Wife Or Maid?

Let’s clear this, shall we?


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 13, 2017 at 9:04am PST


  1. Lower Your Expectations, Darling

A desi woke girl will not compromise.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 13, 2017 at 8:10pm PST


  1. Brown And Proud

A man should love a woman for who she is and not for her skin colour.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Dec 14, 2017 at 9:17am PST


  1. Can’t Hear Anything, BRB

Dear aunty, question your son, before you question anyone else.


A post shared by Saher (@thepakistanimarthastewart) on Aug 29, 2017 at 7:23pm PDT


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