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Breaking the Silence on Sexual Difficulties

Sexual difficulties are about as common as eating or sleeping disorders. Research shows that sexual dysfunction affects about 43% of women and about 31% of men in the United States. Statistics for insomnia and eating disorders in the United States are not far behind. 30% of adults report at least short term issues with insomnia. Up to 30 million …

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Importance of sex in relationships

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.

Choosing Children

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.

What to do if your Spouse has had an Extramarital Affair

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.

What to do if you are having an affair?

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.

Extramarital Affairs

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.

Inner Space - Psychology, counseling Mumbai

PSYCHOLOGY ARTICLES FROM INNER SPACE : BEST OF 2012

Inner Space turns two today. It is a delightful feeling for the whole team here. Not just because we have done well and these two years of psychotherapeutic work as a counselling center have been extremely fruitful, but also because we have been able to do good work that we are happy about. But that is about us. Inner Space is not only about its team, it is about all of you who visited us, shared with us, read our posts or connected with us in some way-online or offline. I want to deeply thank you for this connection and for being with us in these two years.

Changing roles of Indian women and relationship difficulties

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.

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