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Family vs Family

Now, that was the heading of an article by Vijay Nagaswami. It reminded me of the many conversations with my husband, especially when we’re in the mood to either have a good laugh or hurt each other. What is it about the ‘family’ that makes these conversations difficult? We’re either overprotective or hypercritical – each trying to

Decisions

Marriage is a maze of negotiations and decisions – each with its own impact and rippling effects. You win some, you lose some. Mostly you need to decide what suits you the best. Easier said than done! Why? For one the concept of ‘you’ changes as one ages – from ‘you’, the individual, it moves

Who’s the better half?

It’s common knowledge to refer to each other as one’s ‘better half’ but what does it really mean? Does it mean, you are not better? That there is a side of you that needs betterment? Or does it generally mean that the other person compliments your failings and drawbacks? They complete you as a person.