One of the many side effects of marriage essentially entails losing one’s dear friends. And, in recovering from the sorrow of estrangement from paternal members, it is left as a wound that seldom heals. With time, friends with whom every wish was shared, are reduced to disregarded phone numbers and the several cherished moments take up cozy corners in the dark recesses of the mind.Continue reading
A popular belief holds that marriages are made in heaven – that every individual has his or her destined partner waiting somewhere. This is essentially fairy tale-like! But, what if this predestined partner belongs to a different caste? In India, where caste differences play a vital role in dictating the norms of survival, in what manner are such marriages seen?Continue reading
A familiar proverb state, “Better be alone than in bad company.” Well, the distressing reality of a divorce can perhaps be interpreted in a similar way. The separation of parents is indeed a painful affair for a kid, but what about the trauma that he may have endured due to daily bickering, the ceaseless hurling of mean abuses and at times, even fatal domestic violence between emotionally estranged parents? It then becomes imperative for the child that such uncompromising parents get alienated by a divorce.Continue reading
The tiny heart started beating faster; the plump fist clenched harder and before long, it had successfully implanted a heavy blow on the tempting forehead of the one sitting beside him.Continue reading
The neon lights blinked. Her mind rambled between numerous fleeting images of the past and present; Ben, suddenly skipping meals, flaring up at petty issues, becoming withdrawn and grumpy. And today she was confronting her worst nightmare, her husband lying prostrate, seemingly peaceful but struggling for dear life; he had attempted suicide.Continue reading
Marriage is a complicated journey. Having a strong marriage becomes even more of a challenge after a little one is born. In this article, we have 17 moms share who share their valuable tips and advice for a strong marriage after baby. Thank you, beautiful moms!
Hunting for birthday gifts for your man can be real task. Guys don’t tend to get attracted to cute stuff like girls do.
If you gift him a love quote frame or a bunch of flowers, chances are that it won’t make much of an impression in his mind, even if he loves the effort you put into buying something nice.
One thing I should tell you is that Men are “practical”. They always see “How can I use it?” or “What’s in it for me?” in anything you give him.
The gifts you give him should be either:
- An expression of your love (Eg: A poem)
- A Practical and functional item (Eg: headphones)
- Something that matches his taste (Eg: A unique cook book for someone who loves cooking)
- Anything Personalised (Eg: A collage frame with photos of you and him)
Sure, Your husband loves you!
But is it the same love you felt on your first date?
Or your honeymoon?
How to make your husband love you like those honeymoon days?
Yes! Here are the fool proof ways to make your husband fall in love with you again!Continue reading
This article is a part of The Complete Guide to Dealing with your Mother-in-law – Chapter Six
It’s wonderful if your mother-in-law is your best buddy. But what if you are stuck with an intrusive mother-in-law who doesn’t respect your personal space? As I already said in one of my previous posts, the concept of boundaries does not exist in India as they do in the west. Mothers-in-law believe that they have all the rights on their son’s life, thus end up invading your private life.Continue reading
I feel there’s no such thing as “made for each other”. People have unique and diverse mindsets. A happy couple is never synonymous to a perfect couple; Instead, it’s just two diverse and different persons complimenting each other and enjoy differences. Happy couples create love. They love to compromise and take responsibility. Here are 13 things happy couples do differently than the rest.