Ich and Du – in the times of technology

I am part of a generation that was raised with bare minimum technology and the one who is raising the next generation that calls out “Alexa” for anything and everything. I understand – the transition seems a bit too much to take in, but more than anything else I quite too often wonder about “What…

Loving the “Work- In-Progress”.

As individuals we are always a “work in progress”, there is no perfect state – we are always in the process of  BECOMING. Love is the unconditional acceptance of being part of each other’s “BECOMING”.

A valuable piece of advice on Life Choices from Shikha Sharma, CEO Axis Bank.

Not everyday do we hear people talking about finding the right life partner at a convocation speech.  Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma’s recent convocation speech at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A),   touched upon the three tough choices one has to make in life. According to her, finding the right partner is one of…

The “Feels Too Much” Tribe in a “Just Chill” World.

Have you felt like a sponge soaking up all emotions around you – from people around you, characters in a movie you just watched, the books you read or a tragic news you heard? You carry these feeling as your own and it takes you hours or sometimes days to get over it. When you…

Can Men and Women be Just Friends? (Video)

Can truly platonic relationships ever exist, or will there always be some bit of attraction involved? Would attraction eventually break these friendships? Attraction only breaks a friendship if you let it. Feeling attracted to someone isn’t your choice but addressing it is. The key isn’t to repress it but to acknowledge that it exist.  Watch some…

Understanding the Quiet Ones

We all know someone in our respective circles who would prefer a quiet weekend reading books, someone who often makes an excuse when asked to join an office party, someone who seems to have ideas but isn’t necessarily the one who speaks the loudest in a brain storming session. We often call them the “serious types”,…

Heart Break is real after all

What does it take to realize that a “heart-break” actually has a very tangible physical connotation to it?
What does it take to realize that a “heart-break” takes its own time to heal?

Love as a way of Life

We all have our notions, our definitions or even a vague picture of how love is supposed to be. Come February and this sickness suddenly spreads and heightens it’s fold. It’s like somebody from above opens a can of “Love,” air freshener and sprays it all on us … Long enough to last a month,…

Opposites don’t attract unless we are talking about magnets

So, sorry, opposites don’t attract unless we are talking about magnets. Or let me put it in a more milder tone – in human relationships opposites tend to attract and these tend to be our short term crushes. When it’s about love for life, like-minded partners work better.

The Shifting “Relationship Needs”

This article tries to explore how the “motivation” behind getting into a committed relationship has changed over the years. This change also brings in different set of expectations in a relationship. Associating Maslows need theory to the need for a relationship gives insights into changing patterns in society and changing needs in relationships. Have you for…

What has “Attachment Styles” to do with Break Ups?

There are no cookie cutter solutions like some articles proclaim – “5 ways to deal with heart breaks”. And that’s because each relationship is unique and so are the individuals. While we see a Devdas effect at one end, we also see people who get into a rebound relationship rather quickly. There are couples who could still be friends after a break up, and others who can’t. Though there are many aspects of a relationship that could make us react in a certain way, having an understanding about our “attachment styles” would give us better clarity on why we respond the way we respond.