Publicly grieving for my father’s deaths

I got a call, it must have been 2 am or later. “Daddy passed away” the voice said. I was told to immediately leave for Bombay. This was 18th Feb 1999. I along with my 6 month pregnant wife drove 420 kms to Mumbai. I had to take more than…

How to not marry a psychopath or a sociopath

Before you marry, you need to first tick off these 2 lists for sure. Your Prince Charming or Daddy’s princess might turn out to be a psychopath or a sociopath. The reason for writing this post is I just clearly understood the distinction between a psychopath, a sociopath and…

Betrayal dynamics

Yesterday I had an epiphany. I have a crazy paranoia of betrayal. Betrayal is just about the person who tells you, that he/she loves you, actually loves someone more than you. It’s a subtle change and sometime sudden change of attention dynamics. You were the apple of…

Need for closure? Are you sure?

Complexities in life increase directly in proportion to increase in one’s age. As we grow old we have more and more things to manage to take care of. We have impacted more people in both good and bad ways. We have started some things we feel we haven’t…

Saas, Bahu aur Damad

One of the most abused relationships is Son in law (SIL) and Daughter in law (DIL) relationship. Sometime’s we love someone because it fulfills one of our wants or needs. We love someone because it fits the hole in ourselves, and we feel complete. But soon the round…

Keep all the people who you love close to you!!

This must be one of the most primitive and essential human needs. The need to have all the people who love you and who you love, close to you.  This must be the reason why people marry each other, have kids together, so the bond is difficult to break off!…

Of relationships and relating.

When I mean relationships, I mean the entire spectrum of relationships. They may be extended family, parents, children, brothers, sisters or even friends or work colleagues.  They can also be (not necessarily) your staff or the people you work for. I would say they are the one, who you take…