Love, Sexuality & Self
Love is beautiful. It can make you strong and weak at the same time. But falling in love again might not be as easy, especially if it is after a divorce—and a traumatic divorce at that.
Black coffee for the skin and sexy lingerie for the attitude: if this is how a woman starts her day, you can bet it’s going to end on a high.
Never before has the human race as a whole given a thought to personal health as during the pandemic. While we are all scrambling to keep ourselves from being infected, we should pay all our attention to wellness.
Eminent Delhi advocate Asutosh Lohia says the issue of mental cruelty is delicate and complex. He has advice to offer.
More than a decade ago, an American researcher called David Lykken made a rather drastic and depressing statement about happiness. He said, “Trying to be happier is as futile as trying to be taller."
The world over, women are known to feel habitually guilty. Part of it is probably biology, part society. Whatever the reason, guilt does little good.
Tara started sharing her story and what was bothering her, I felt compelled to stop her and ask, “I’m sorry, but is your husband seeing someone else?”
One wonders why marriage management is not taught in colleges or universities. It’s so much better than a business management degree.
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.
When asked to write about an incident that changed my life, at first I thought, now that’s quite easy. Then, at the dining table, a realisation struck me. Over breakfast, we were sharing the news of people who we knew passing away.