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Marriage is meant to be a space where two people can develop a healthy bond and grow together. Problems between couples can be very distressing for both partners. While relationship problems are best dealt with in counseling and therapy, these blogs serve as self help to couples to aid in building a happier and healthier marriage

COULD PORN HELP BUILD SEXUAL INTIMACY IN A RELATIONSHIP?

Conventional knowledge tells us that pornography is bad, damaging our psyches and ruining our relationships. However, watching porn does not necessarily have to ruin your sex life; it can also turn your sex life around, in an adventurous way. Porn can at times, serve to stimulate desire and serve as a release for physical and emotional needs.

By | September 28th, 2015|Marriage and Couples Therapy|1 Comment

EMBRACING SEX IN RELATIONSHIPS

In a relationship, sex and physical intimacy play an important role and over the years, it has come to a place where both men and women desire sex. Studies have repeatedly linked sexual satisfaction to overall relationship satisfaction. However, many of us still feel uncomfortable exploring sex in relationships or even talking about it; we tend to put it on the backburner. In this article, we talk about why we shy away from sex, the importance of sex in relationships and how we can accept and embrace our needs and desires.

By | May 18th, 2015|Marriage and Couples Therapy|0 Comments

CHOOSING NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN: WHAT IT COULD MEAN FOR YOU

In the newest rung of society, there is an increasing number of people who find that they want a different life for themselves. Of the several small and big changes that people choose to make in their lives, one of the major ones is choosing not to have children. The realization that you do not want to have children can come with a lot of confusion, concern and some anxiety.

By | November 25th, 2014|Marriage and Couples Therapy|8 Comments

EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIRS PART III: WHAT TO DO IF YOUR SPOUSE HAS HAD AN AFFAIR?

You are in a whirlwind of emotions, following the discovery of your spouse’s affair. Your perceptions and thoughts could be hugely affected and can greatly influence your decisions. This article has pointers from our team that can help you undertake this journey from the initial discovery to eventual decisions in as healthy a way as possible.

By | July 12th, 2014|Marriage and Couples Therapy|0 Comments

EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIRS PART II: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE HAVING AN AFFAIR?

While the world looks at someone involved in an extramarital relationship as a culprit, as psychologists we understand that it is no easy space to be in. There are real psychological struggles involved. In this article, which is part II of our series of three articles on extramarital affairs, we have focused on the struggles of the person who is involved in an extramarital relationship and have offered some insights to work towards a possible resolution.

By | July 2nd, 2014|Marriage and Couples Therapy|4 Comments

EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIRS: PART I-WHY DO PEOPLE CHEAT IN RELATIONSHIPS?

As time goes by, the dynamics of marriage as an institution are changing. The demands on people from within and outside a marital relationship are higher. Sometimes, amidst these numerous and stressful demands, people are not able to feel fulfilled emotionally and might seek relief and solace outside their marriage. In this article, as a team of psychologists, we discuss and enumerate the main psychological reasons for extramarital affairs.

By | June 19th, 2014|Marriage and Couples Therapy|4 Comments

KNOWING EMOTIONAL ABUSE: WHAT IT REALLY IS AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT.

Where there are relationships, there are bound to be rough patches. However, sometimes, relationships slip into a rut or a negative pattern where one partner is continuously angry, blaming and hurtful…or is suspicious, mistrustful and doubting. Sometimes, unfortunately, both partners have some such behaviors that adversely affect the relationship. Patterns such as these, when severe and repetitive constitute ‘Emotional Abuse’ or ‘Psychological Abuse’.

By | November 30th, 2012|Marriage and Couples Therapy|2 Comments

DEALING WITH LACK OF SEXUAL DESIRE : WORKING TOWARDS A HAPPIER RELATIONSHIP

Some of you in your relationships may be in a situation where one partner wants or wishes for sex much lesser than the other partner. We’ve written an article that extensively describes low sexual desire – what contributes to it and what one can do about it.

By | October 1st, 2012|Marriage and Couples Therapy|2 Comments

INDIAN MARRIAGE: STRAINED BY CHANGING WOMEN’S ROLES?

Marriages today are under duress and we all know that. The statement has been true for the past decade or so for a number of countries and India follows suit. The number of couples I see for therapy have at least quadrupled in the last decade.

By | September 1st, 2012|Marriage and Couples Therapy|0 Comments