Relationships are complex. A fact known to all. The latest study reveals, genes play a major role in depicting what kind of a partner one would be – warm and supportive or cold and indifferent. So, does it mean one needs to check out the genetics of one’s prospective partner before getting into a serious… Read more Genes or jeans seek the right fit
Out of the many ‘firsts’ for my son, his recent train joinery was a ‘first’ which turned out to be rather intriguing. In his articulate differences between train and rail travel, he distinctly pointed out his affinity towards trains. The most pronounced difference was the amount of freedom he felt while on the train. With… Read more Bound to feel bound?
A lot of marital distress can be attributed to one’s childhood. It may sound a little out of sync in terms of its relevance, but it very much has a major role to play in one’s relationships. Values inculcated or not inculcated in the childhood get reflected in the future relationships. Bringing up patterns are… Read more Invest in your child’s future
Given the festival of Uttrayan today, all relationships resonate a rock and a kite to me – a unique union of strength and spirit. In my opinion, an ideal relationship consists of a ‘Rock’ and a ‘Kite’. A grounded and logical person who puts the head before the heart is a ‘Rock’. While, the ‘Kite’… Read more Glide like a kite in your relationship
As we ring in the new year in a few hours, it’s time to restart the clock and reset our goals – so, the cliched thinking chides us to believe and practice. You may want to promise yourself to lose weight, to get a new job, to wean yourself off the social media, perhaps? Like… Read more Resolution free new year
I am looking forward to Christmas tomorrow. I love the festivities around every festival. Every year when Navratri gets over, my spirits are dampened. But there is Diwali to look forward to. That too comes and goes. Christmas is my solace thereafter – my new source of happiness. Although my sources keep changing my happiness… Read more What are you looking forward to?
Unlike in the west where people marry and divorce multiple times, the statistics here are much better. Divorce rates have gone up but all in all it is still believed marriages are for keeps.Despite several social changes, marriage is still considered a sacrosanct institute. Women have started voicing their opinions, thoughts and feelings,unlike before. Also,… Read more Are you in your happy space?
One of the latest relationship slangs is curving. Curving can be used in different contexts but its normally used to convey a disinterest in someone who is bidding for affection. It also means to reject someone. ‘Curvers’ have a smooth way of executing it. They have mastered the art of walking the thin line between… Read more Pitch a curve
What holds the key to a happy long-term relationship? Tolerance. The ability to accept or deal with something one dislikes or disagrees with – the capacity to endure something. Tolerance possesses the characteristic to transform even the worst. It doesn’t mean yielding to pain inflicted repeatedly mentally or physically and shouldn’t be substituted for suffering… Read more Tolerate your mate
Thanksgiving, the annual festival in the west tells me why can’t we make our lives more meaningful by thanking not just the Almighty but also the people around who made a difference to us in some way? There can be innumerable reasons to feel thankful about. Gratitude can change the essence of our very living.… Read more Gratefulness, a universal elixir