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Managing Grief

       Meera stared at the family portrait on the wall, fighting to keep tears from welling in her eyes. It was hard for her to believe that the handsome man on the wall, her husband of 30 years was no more – lost to the menace they call cancer. Questions filled her mind, ‘What [...]

Forgiveness: Bitter Sweet Medicine

When I was dealing with my first marital infidelity case for therapy, the idea of forgiveness stuck out like a sore thumb – so crucial, yet ever so difficult. Since then, I have found this process of forgiveness to play a large role in my work with clients, and hence this blog. The notion of [...]

Sometimes all you gotta do is say

I often think that we have the most amazing ability of expression, of letting people around us know how we feel about them, how we value their presence. Do we always realize that? Or does time slip out of our hands and it remains unexpressed love, unshared pain, and an untold story as the other person may, in the end, [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Knowing Self, Relationships|0 Comments

Why do Romantic Relationships end?

“I think a relationship is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies.” – Woody Allen How true! Have you ever wondered why is it that today, romantic relationships seem to be formed and broken at almost the same speed? While conducting a research in college a few years ago, I [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 7th, 2013|Relationships|0 Comments

Love Marriage or Arranged Marriage?

I have heard this question put forth to me too many times to ignore it - which is better - love marriage or an arranged marriage? Well, to all of you out there who wonder, here is something for you... At the onset, I believe that the term ‘love marriage’ is a misnomer – is [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Relationships, Success & Happiness|0 Comments

Is Marriage for me?

The sacred institution of marriage that has governed and influenced our lives for centuries, now has begun to be questioned and is perhaps losing the respect it was once held. Recently a young man in his early thirties was explaining to me why exactly marriage was not his cup of tea. ‘I have seen several [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 3rd, 2013|Knowing Self, Relationships|0 Comments