Z: Mama, you have girlfriends?
Me: yes jaan, S khala, M khala and any of the girls who are mamas friends are her girlfriends!
Z: ok. Do you have boyfriends?
Me: Yes. But only a few.
Z: does baba have boyfriends?
Me: yes. O uncle, R uncle are baba’s boyfriends.
Z: does baba have girlfriends?
Me: yes jaani, he does.
Z: I don’t like this. Girls should only have girlfriends and boys should only have boy friends.
Me: but you have girlfriends and boyfriends in school, right?
Z: I am small. I can have both!
Z gets up and leaves to continue playing in her kitchen. End of discussion.