The changing timetable for adulthood.

Why aren’t the millennials (defined as the group those who are born in 1982 and approximately the 20 years thereafter) settling down? The word “settling down” unsettles this lot. This topic gets quite uncomfortable around the dinner table with parents and quite weird with relatives at a  family function. Most of the time the settling down…

In Love with a Narcissist

Relationship issues of this generation has been most of the time attributed to the growing “Narcissism” of the new generation. Is this just another thought terminating cliché beyond which we are hesitant to explore? Do we really know what narcissism actually is ? How do you know if you are in love with a narcissist? Eastern…

Give up “Pygmalion Projects” in your Relationships

There is an interesting Greek story about a great sculptor named Pygmalion who found all the women of Cyprus imperfect and decided to create a sculpture based on his idea of the perfect woman. It took him several months to complete the statue, but his creation looked so perfect that he fell in love with it – he called her Galatea. However, Pygmalion increasingly…

The “20 something” Indian’s Dilemma

“Are you pursuing your dream?”, “What is it that you want from life?” – If you are a 20 something Indian, are these the questions coming your way from people around you? Instead, are you being asked a different question –  “When are you settling down (read getting married)?” Probably the later question is more common, and if…