Mahesh Natarajan

Love and staying grounded

Get them married, encourage them to have a child or two, and then, the weight of all that responsibility will keep them on the straight and narrow path that these elders approve of.

24 Jan 2023

Fight to love

When you get into a conflict what is your goal? Think about conflicts and fights in general.

17 Jan 2023

Chasing happiness

It is officially the new year of the common calendar now, even if it is not so by any other calendar you might follow.

10 Jan 2023

Love in 2023: Shows on OTT platforms share common thread of hope and renewal

Living in relationships is tough. There is so much that can happen to derail one’s love for the other.

27 Dec 2022

Welcome to the fall

Love often catches us by surprise because it starts with this random sense of interestedness and we can’t let go of the curiosity about the person.

20 Dec 2022

'Man’s Search for Meaning': Loving in death

Facing a relationship’s possible end, if not by something as final as death, can allow us to live more fully.

13 Dec 2022

‘Tax’ing Love

In our relationships, we often have to give back to governing bodies, a bit of the love and connection we want and get from our loved ones to keep things smooth and functioning well.

01 Nov 2022

254 Lights

Festivals bring up family nostalgia like few other things, but they are also tricky.

25 Oct 2022

Words with magic

What we end up bringing attention to are the irritants.

18 Oct 2022

Do you consider yourself a family?

One was single, then coupled, then a family when children were involved, and then became an extended family, and then an empty nest.

27 Sep 2022

Do you consider yourself a family?

One was single, then coupled, then a family when children were involved, become an extended family, and then an empty nest.

27 Sep 2022

Freedom from love

In life, when a relationship gets nasty to the point of feeling oppressed and we break away from the relationship through any means necessary, we hardly ever stay in touch.

13 Sep 2022

Love, for yourself

To love is itself to take big emotional risks.

26 Jul 2022

Save the last dance

Then, someone shifts the playlist to a more recent song, and as if guiltily, each starts to groove to those songs as well, shyly at first and then with all the enthusiasm they can bring.

19 Jul 2022

Made with Love

Every culture celebrates love, especially parental love, as making even the most humble food taste divine.

12 Jul 2022