Relationships & Family

Relationships & Family

When parenthood creates distance in a marriage

A path set forth with the hopes of love, friendship, and common goals, frequently runs into unforeseen obstacles. Arriving at a child's life is one such challenge that many couples face. Occasionally, what starts out as the realisation of a common goal can inadvertently cause a drift that turns the couple from husband and wife into devoted but estranged parents.

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Is your relationship healthy or overly possessive?

Feeling protective towards your partner, married or otherwise, often stems from a deep-seated commitment. It is natural, sometimes healthy even, when you feel responsible for your partner. However, there is a fine line between being protective and dominating or controlling your loved ones.

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Rollercoaster romance: Navigating love's emotional highs and lows

Love, they say, is a wild ride full of ups, downs, and unexpected loops. If you've ever been married, you know that navigating the emotional spectrum of your spouse can sometimes feel like riding a roller coaster blindfolded. One moment you're cruising on Cloud Nine, and the next, you're hurtling through the twists and turns of their feelings.

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The best generation of fathers: The millennial dads

From attending Lamaze classes to changing diapers, taking the kids out to being involved in PTMs, millennial dads are quite the apology for their past generations.

Do you speak the language of love?

Love is like a giant, mysterious puzzle, and we're all just trying to find that perfect fit. Thankfully, Dr Gary Chapman has given us a roadmap in the form of the 5 love languages. So, grab your magnifying glass and let's embark on a thrilling detective mission to uncover your unique love language!

Every day is Wife Appreciation Day

Truth be told, I had no idea Wife Appreciation Day was an occasion to celebrate. Despite constant reminders on social media by media houses that it was “the day” to honour the significant other, and pretty much every married man on my friends list showering their love for their better halves on Facebook, I decided to let the occasion pass.

Thin wallet but full heart? Here are 5 budget-friendly ideas for an evening date

Take notes, as we present 5 creative date ideas that will not break your wallet, yet leave a lasting impression on your significant other!

Recognising possible signs of abuse in pre-schoolers

Here are important details that serve as red flags and must not be disregarded by parents or caregivers.

An introvert’s guide to navigating the dating scene

Dating is an exciting experience for anyone. For introverts, it can be slightly difficult and bring a unique set of challenges.

7 things to do to keep the spark alive in your marriage

Real life takes over and romance usually dies a painful death at the hands of work schedules, family obligations, etc. So how does one keep the embers of love burning long after responsibilities are done with us?

Breaking the stigma regarding virginity

From friends, relatives, partners, spouses or even the OB/GYN — at some point, everyone’s shown some strange (read: intrusive) interest in your sexual history.

Relationships beyond borders: Tale of a long-distance relationship

In a world that knows no geographical boundaries, love often finds itself unshackled from the chains of proximity.

How to survive a heartbreak

Heartbreak is a universally recognised bundle of emotions; full of angst, misery and bitterness. While it may feel like the end of the world to some, to others it is a notion of ultimate betrayal; rejecting love.

How to breakup 101: A man's guide to breaking up in a healthy way

This is our guide on how to break up the healthy way, the guy's edition!

6 signs you are in a toxic relationship

Here are a few ways you can identify if your relationship is really toxic.

7 traits that make children successful

Thrivers are made, not born. In her quest to help marginalised children flourish, an educational psychologist learned of seven different ways by which kids can be moulded to thrive and succeed in their lives. Among them, self confidence and empathy reign supreme.

Understanding the legal complexities of adopting a child

If you are considering adoption in Bangladesh, this article should guide you through 10 essential factors to keep in mind when embarking on this remarkable path of love and compassion.

The process of getting a divorce

Divorce rates have surged in Bangladesh over the past few years, affecting countless families. If you or someone you know has experienced this, it is essential to understand the process of divorce.

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