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The allure of on-again, off-again relationships

While many couples aim to make a clean break, and succeed to a large extent, there are others who are caught in an unhealthy cycle of on-again off-again relationships struggling to start afresh but failing at it despite several attempts. And

The (dis)comfort of stability in relationships

Still from Mragendra Singh’s film Normal. (Source: Visual Communications/YouTube) I remember pausing for a while when a friend, I have known all my growing up years, asked without a warning, “So, why are you two together?” It was a simple question,

How to tackle temper issues in a relationship

When two people start dating each other, everything seems rosy. But slowly, issues start surfacing between them. And, one of the major and first issues that people face in relationships is that of temper — either in both partners or one

5 Reasons Why Getting Involved In A Rebound Relationship Is The Worst Thing You Can Do After A Breakup

What is the flip side of a rebound relationship? An intimate romantic association entails huge amounts of emotional investment, lots of moments of togetherness, and an entire journey of ups and downs. The two people involved are so enmeshed with each

Anthropologists Hid African Same-Sex Relationships

Sex between people of the same gender has existed in various forms for millennia. But many people, including academics, often ignored or distorted those relationships. The historian Marc Epprecht looked at one arena where this occurred: Western anthropology in sub-Saharan Africa.

7 Rules To Ensure You’re Doing Relationship Boundaries Right

The link between healthy relationships and setting boundaries is profound. Setting emotional boundaries with your partner and others leads to healthy relationships that last. Have you set personal and emotional boundaries in order to protect yourself from being manipulated or violated

What our relationships with others teach us about the relationship we have with ourselves

The people we love the most, can sometimes be the people who annoy or hurt us the most. Simply because they are so close to us and we value them and their opinion so much. At least that is what we

Of relationships, secrets, and untold emotions, an interview with debutant author Madhuri Vijay

BENGALURU: Debutant author Madhuri Vijay read constantly as a child. All the books she lived on, inspired her to become a writer. She penned down stories all through school and had her first poem published in a newspaper at the age of

In Romantic Relationships, People Have a ‘Type’, Finds New Study

A new study by social psychologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) is revealing that when it comes to dating people really do have a ‘type.’ The research has found that when people look for love they do so with the

Fathers Should Spend Time with Kids to Develop Good Parent-Child Relationship

Researchers have found that fathers who spend lots of time helping out with childcare-related tasks on holidays develop stronger relationships with their kids. The study published in the Journal of Family Psychology, reveals that both types of involvement — caregiving versus