Domestic violence (also known as domestic abuse or spousal abuse) occurs when a family member, partner or ex-partner attempts to physically or psychologically violate the other. No one, for any reason, deserves to be abused and without help, abuse will continue and is likely to worsen. If you are facing abuse, many resources are available to help you understand your options and to support you. This article gives you further information on this...
Adult Sibling Relationships
We live at such a frenzied pace that sometimes we have time only for our work and barely manage to squeeze our family into our daily schedule. Here are a few suggestions to enhance your relationship with your siblings.
Dual Career Couple and the Conflicts
We live in a world that is not only competitive but also constantly evolving. With both partners working there are bound to be conflicts, whether they are about parenting, finance, in-laws or even careers. These challenges are inevitable but if these are not dealt with soon, the resultant stress can have unpleasant consequences on the marriage. This article looks at some typical conflicts of dual career couples, and ways to manage them.
Sometimes, a relationship that starts out well turns sour. It is not always easy to recognize if you are in an abusive relationship. This article gives examples of relationships that are also abusive.
How I Achieve Balance
In our rush "to get it all done" at work and at home, it's easy to forget that by doing so our stress level escalates and our productivity plummets. Stress is the antithesis of work life balance. While we all need a certain amount of stress to motivate us and help us perform at our best, the key to managing stress lies in that one magic word: balance. This article tells you more on this...
When I Talk and You Listen - An experience with counselling
In my counselling session, I get someone who gives me an hour to talk about my thoughts and feelings; and I am listened to without having to worry about what the counsellor is thinking of me. I am sure that what I talk about will never go out of that room. And I know that for that one hour, I am the most important aspect of the day for the counsellor.
Expressing your Anger
Anger is a natural emotion. Anger itself is neither good nor bad, but it is often expressed in ways that are negative and destructive. When this happens, it could spoil your relationships and you would probably regret it afterwards.
Forgiveness: A New Beginning
As life moves on, we close chapters in our lives to begin new ones. We leave behind experiences of the past to create new memories. However, there are some experiences of the past that seem to haunt us forever, like anchors that prevent us from sailing ahead. This article looks at why it is necessary to forgive the past and move on…
An enigma called LOVE
One can undoubtedly say that ‘Love' is one of the most studied, sung and written about topics, in existence. Everyone today seems to be going in circles to find an answer to the question - What is, in fact, this thing called ‘love'? This article defines love in a very descriptive manner and will help you identify what it might mean for you too.
Living in or cohabitating means two people are staying together out of mutual consent with no legal bond. A person is free to walk out of the relationship as and when he or she feels like it - there are no court cases or alimony. No one is questionable or accountable to the other.