Sagarika Shah

You don’t need a binocular to see if you are similar

The latest research shows similarity with your partner can affect your mental wellbeing and in turn your happiness. For ages, psychologists have debated about the benefits of similarity. It has finally been proved that the more similar you are, the more likely you are to enjoy the same pursuits, ideals and attitude. Most importantly, ‘agreeableness’… Read more You don’t need a binocular to see if you are similar

No lies for lasting ties

  A grim reality of modern marriages – lies!! It has become an integral part of relationships – compromising the integrity of sacrosanct marriages. Unfortunately, most often there is no guilt – people have become immune and the guilty conscience has ceased to bite. However, some people nurse their guilt of lying by labelling their… Read more No lies for lasting ties

Ditch the itch

Seven-year itch is passé. What followed was a three-year itch. Needless to say, that too is obsolete. As if the six-month itch was not enough, the latest is a three-month itch. Years have turned to months and do I dare say it can turn into weeks??? Well, I certainly hope not. The rate at which… Read more Ditch the itch

Don’t let the colour of your relationship fade

I have written about ghosting in the past – the sudden disappearance of one’s partner without a warning. Such individuals stop responding to texts or phone calls from their partners as they go into the oblivion.  They just exit, leaving their partner clueless. Close to ‘ghosting’ is ‘Sudden Fading’. Here the individuals plan their exit… Read more Don’t let the colour of your relationship fade

It’s never too late to communicate (the right way)

One of the key factors for a successful relationship is communication. Everyone communicates. Even couples in distress. What’s important is how effectively they communicate. Effective communication can be difficult since so many go around in circles trying to get their partner to see things their way or defend themselves from their partner’s attack. Communication by… Read more It’s never too late to communicate (the right way)