Valentine’s day can be compared to a birthday – that one day in a year which makes one feel special. Debates on whether one day is enough to celebrate love or are we emulating the west since its not a part of our culture et al always come to fore. Like birthdays and anniversaries are… Read more Don’t pine for a valentine…
The common myth says when something is missing in a marriage, one gets involved outside. Does a perfect marriage with no missing ingredient exist?? When life is never perfect, how can a marriage be? Instead of looking outside, either working towards what’s missing or accepting it helps two people come closer. Infidelity comes easy to… Read more It’s not worth it!!
Growth and development from Infancy to adulthood is not only tangible but very rapid, specifically in the first fifteen years. Every month sees an upward trend in the progress pattern. While not much can be done about the stagnation of physical growth after a certain age (weight remaining the only variable), mental growth also tends… Read more Are you growing after growing up?
No human being is perfect. No relationship is perfect either. When people strive to make their relationship perfect, they end up making it even worse than what it is. Every couple has a unique equation with each other. This equation is the result of some parameters which the relationship functions on. What is important to… Read more Contentment – a key to happiness
Many people have asked me the recipe for long lasting successful relationships. There is never a specific recipe since all relationships are unique. But a universal ingredient that tops my list of ‘can’t go wrong’ formula is the ability to make oneself valuable in a way one’s partner needs it. Generally, people assume they… Read more Relationship Recipe
Today being Uttrayan, I can’t help comparing relationships to kites. Strong and sturdy relationships like kites go a long way. Just as a good kite can sustain a string battle, so can relationships. They are never threatened by external factors. Right dimensions make a good kite and the same applies to relationships. There’s something about… Read more Like a kite, let your relationship soar high
Are you caught by the reflective bug as the year is about to end? Time to go into a contemplative mode! Normal denouement – setting up resolutions for the new year. While there’s nothing wrong with the practice, I beg to differ. First and foremost, resolutions are mostly corrective actions to set something straight.… Read more Why are resolutions new year centric?
Trouble in marital paradise when one of the partners is insecure is very common. Not only does the relationship get into trouble but so does the insecure partner. Such individuals are constantly ruminating their partner’s actions. Millions of thoughts – mostly hypothetical come to haunt them. The wife in one of the couples I… Read more Changed mindset to tame your insecurities
Parenthood for some is about following a protocol to have children within a certain time frame of marriage. Supreme contentment follows a child’s birth. Culmination of one yet beginning of another phase. Parenthood is all about patience. Do you have the patience to deal with your child? Do you have the ability to understand their… Read more A word to the (wise) existing and aspiring parents
It has been observed that individuals with dual personalities are more prone to relationship distress. Such people function very differently in their inner circle of spouse, children, parents, close relatives and friends, vis a vis their outer circle. It’s as if they are two different entities in two different spaces. Partners of such people always… Read more Right behaviour for the right relationship