So, you’ve been meaning to redo, rethink, rediscover, reorganise, declutter, destress…etcetera. But the sheer number of things you need to start or stop doing is so long that you’re tempted to give up before you begin.
A young, vibrant girl, let’s call her Nisha, came to me for counselling. She was going through a divorce. One of the main reasons why her marriage took an ugly turn was that she had issues with her mother-in-law.
Extramarital affairs happen for many, many reasons. Sexuality is a complex experience shared by two people and there are a range of motivations why people indulge in extramarital sex. In this case, the woman wanted sexual validation and seek revenge on her philandering husband.
How many times have you felt hurt or angry at the way your partner spoke, or didn’t speak? How often have you lamented, ‘you don’t understand.’ And the biggest challenge of them all—how to say something that you know won’t go down well, but needs to be said anyway?
In our own mind, we are often justified in what we say and do, but it is important, every now and then, to assess whether or where we ourselves might be hurting those we love. These relationship-repair reminders can help you course-correct.