Mahesh Natarajan

Fan fiction

I am still thinking about Harry Potter and his wonderful wizarding world.

15 Oct 2019

100 stories of our lives

In relationships too, we keep remembering the stories that connected us, and often, visit the same stories over and over, looking for prequels and sequels as it were.

07 Oct 2019

The long train journeys

All that is just about people, and then comes the huge task of arranging luggage of all these passengers within the little space that the coach affords.

30 Sep 2019

Do you have insurance?

Recently, the Government of India launched Health insurance schemes for everyone who wants to avail the scheme at very low costs.

23 Sep 2019

Bedside relations

Yet, there is a moment of transition when the person taking immediate care becomes the partner or someone in a romantic relationship, and not the parent or the earlier caregiver.

17 Sep 2019

Friends-turned-lovers in a relationship

When I first met you, I only knew how much I loved you, and not I know I cannot live without you. You are the sun in my sky.

09 Sep 2019

Forgiveness and permission

One of the shows on Netflix I was binge-watching last week, had this line: “It is better to ask for forgiveness than asking for permission.

04 Sep 2019

Genie in a bottle

The story of the wish granting genie trapped in a bottle that will give you whatever you desire when you release it from its bottle is an evergreen story, with all its twists and turns.

26 Aug 2019

All about the right discipline in adult relationships

When we are young and in the care of adults, sooner or later we do something that displeases them and we are bound to get disciplined one way or another.

19 Aug 2019

Freedoms in a relationship

August in India has for the last 70 years always been associated with Freedom and Independence.

12 Aug 2019

Mobile love

Now, there is hardly anyone in public transport without a mobile in their hand, and the screen along with the almost mandatory earphones.

05 Aug 2019

Food for thought: Leaving comfort zones

Fine dining by oneself is a rare experience for most of us.

31 Jul 2019

Food and the family

It is culture, tradition, heritage, freedom, variety, fun, pleasure, companionship, adventure and much, much more. Relationships can be built on food, and can break on food. 

22 Jul 2019

Your actions must be about this relationship, not the other

The anxiety really isn’t about the old flame, but about the strength of your love, Your actions need to be about this relationship, and not necessarily about the other.

15 Jul 2019

Dealing with taxing times

Internationally, for many countries, the impact of being in a legally recognised relationship is generally tax advantageous though there are some exceptions, especially where there is parenting involv

11 Jul 2019