Mahesh Natarajan

Can sweating together be sweet for couples?

The idea of working out together, stretching together, playing and getting hot and sweaty together.

15 Sep 2018

What’s age got to do with who you date?

There have been a few celebrity relationships that have been in the news for a while now, each of which has partnered an unusually large age gap between the partners.

08 Sep 2018

Who do you talk to about relationship woes?

What if you are falling in love with someone, when you already are in a relationship?

01 Sep 2018

Love addiction is a real thing, it may begin with chasing and falling in love with someone

There are the butterflies in the stomach, a nameless ache, a longing that seems to sap your energy, a moodiness that keeps one from enjoying all that one usually did.

27 Aug 2018

How does your partner react to sexual assault news?

The last few years have seen a major upswing in how many horrific sexual assaults and violence have been getting reported.

06 Aug 2018

Searching for ‘The One’

First, an old story: Once, at the end of their education, four students who were graduating asked their guru to give them blessings and wealth with which to start off their lives. Each were given

07 Jul 2018

Clear the air and avoid a 'to be continued' in your love life 

The point is this: How do you know a fight has ended?

30 Jun 2018

Is love a game of leagues or of fairly tale endings?

Ever noticed that everyone acts as if there is a ‘league game’ going on as far as dating and relationships go? It is quite a complex league structure as well, with the leagues being decided on so many factors including looks, age, fashion sense, economic class, education, job prospects and so many other thin

02 Jun 2018

Conversations can often be like a hall full of mirrors

Ever been in a crazy mirrors room? 

12 May 2018

Arm candy games in social circles

So, you walk into a party and notice this old friend of yours with a particularly attractive, charming new person.

28 Apr 2018

‘Honey’ and ‘sweetie’ can be handy in a fight

Ever noticed how people in love call each other ‘honey’ and 'sweetie'? There is hardly any reference to other tastes. Occasionally, we might see a reference to a hot chilli or a spicy pepper, but that

15 Apr 2018

Die and let die, talking death with your better half 

There was a joke going around the internet the other day:

07 Apr 2018

See love as learning, healing; not just heartache, pain

A heartbreak, scientists have proven, causes us to feel as much as pain as a physical heart attack. It even has the sinister sounding name of ‘Tako Tsubo cardio-myopathy,’ or more simply, the broken-h

24 Mar 2018

Talk to your partner about insecurity

There is a popular story about Socrates on gossip, on how when a disciple comes to the senior teacher asking if he knew what was being talked about his favourite disciple, and at that moment, the teac

17 Feb 2018