Love and Sex
Love and Sex Love Hurts: Is Millennial Commitment Phobia a Lifestyle Choice or Defense Mechanism?
Millennials' fear of commitment is like the exhaustion that sets in by the time you give your third KT exam in a subject that you’re just beginning to think isn’t one in which you will ever excel. We're tired of trying, failing, trying again, and failing again.Add to list
Love and Sex A Case for Marriage in an Age that Celebrates Being Single
Every time I think marriage is not for me, I see my parents, and the weirdly hypnotic co-dependence that I would have sneered at a decade ago, but have come to appreciate in the last few years. I’ve seen a facet to the infuriating, irrational togetherness that is marriage that escaped me while I was revelling in the invincibility of my youth.Add to list
Love and Sex There’s a Different Kind of Unfaithfulness Plaguing Modern Love. It’s Called TV Infidelity
Sneaking in episodes of shows that you and your partner are supposed to be watching together is the biggest betrayal of trust in 2019. That’s what I call TV infidelity; it is real and it is tempting.Add to list
Love and Sex How Do You Know He’s Mr Right? He Accepts Your Romantic Past
When you’re in the throes of a new love, it’s easier to pretend that your past never existed than to risk retracing its thorny, sometimes painful trajectory with a new partner. But our pasts aren’t cautionary tales for our older selves — they are tomes that chronicle our rich emotional histories.Add to list
Love and Sex He Was Depressed, I Needed Therapy. How Was Our Marriage Going to Survive?
My husband couldn’t get out of bed and spent most of his waking hours in silence or crying. He experienced panic attacks. Soon my empathy for him began morphing into a dark affirmation – I didn’t deserve this. Then I realised I needed therapy too.Add to list
Love and Sex What the Broken Heart Does Not Understand About Finding Closure
Closure is always the first word that is urgently thrown around every time someone sniffs heartbreak in their vicinity, even though it’s really the last emotion that a broken heart has the ability to process. So why do we force ourselves to seek closure instead of letting it find us?Add to list
Love and Sex Opposites Distract: What Happens When Your Partner and You Can’t Agree on the Choice of Porn?
I’m someone who wants her escape erotica to look like the Mills & Boons version from her teenage years. Gentle, loving, slow and sensuous. My partner, unfortunately, belongs to the other end of the porno spectrum. He likes his porn to be brutal; the more depraved it is, the better he enjoys it.Add to list
Love and Sex Kya Dosti Pyaar Hai?: Why I Love To Hate My Girlfriend’s Male BFF
My girlfriend’s male BFF never misses a chance to point out how he knows her better than I ever will, never laughs at my jokes and is particularly quick to write off her romantic prospects, including myself. Some days, I want to strangle the smug bastard.Add to list
Love and Sex Buddha Mil Gaya… Why Does the Thought of Old People With Sex Lives Make Us Cringe?
In our movies like in real life, we expect lovers to be young and restless. Indian psyche tutors us that men and women beyond 50 do not need a sexual dialogue or depiction. Aged people and their desires, as a Made in Heaven episode showed us, make us cringe.Add to list
Love and Sex Terminally Love-Struck: Does Romance Actually Bloom at Airports?
Growing up I was enamoured by the romance-at-the-tarmac trope – Love Actually and Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na. But the chance of someone dodging security guards for that one passionate kiss are as slim as your Jet Airways flight taking off these days. Yet each time I’m at a terminal, the dormant romantic in me wakes up.Add to list