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Amrita Sharma


Amrita Sharma is author of the book “What Did I Ever See in Him” published by Penguin

Two to Tango: Is your partner’s mood affecting your well-being?
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Counsellors say contagious nature of moods often influences the relationship between the couples.

Two to Tango: When couples change after marriage
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

Married people expect their partners to support them the way the did during the courtship, failing which leads to hurt feelings and a sense of betrayal, say experts.

Two to Tango: When couples take their partner’s work lightly
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

When both couples are adding to the income and sharing the financial burden, it’s only fair that both partners understand and respect one another’s professions and its commitments.

Two to Tango: When the disconnect becomes too much between a couple
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Willingness to work on issues bringing disconnection between the couples may help avoid unnecessary tension stemming from miscommunication and misunderstanding.

Two to Tango: When couples expect partners to read their mind
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

When resentments start building up, it's best for couples to talk about it and say it out loud to the partner before the anger spills over.

Two to Tango: When your partner is not your ideal travel companion
Tue, May 31, 2016

A trip with a reluctant, sulking and complaining partner does not make for a great travel. So, what to do?

Two to Tango: When differences between a couple lead to a fight
Sun, May 15, 2016

When a couple has differing interests, the solution often depends on how much the couple wants to save their relationship.

Two to Tango: Here’s how to live with a hypochondriac partner
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Living with a hypochondriac can be highly stressful for the other partner, who has to play along and bear all the whining with a grin.

Two to Tango: When couples don’t agree on sports (yes, it’s not just fun and games)
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

The issue of sports is so sensitive for some couples that there are times it ends up jeopardising their marriage.

Two to Tango: When anniversaries become a sore point
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

When couples turn the occasion of anniversaries into point-scoring platforms or for blame-game, then there is something wrong with the marriage.

Two to Tango: In an inter-faith marriage, how do you deal with religion?
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Counsellors also say that even though couples may think it too far in the future, it’s imperative to discuss how they want to bring up their kids and what faith would they want the kids to follow.

Two to Tango: Should a couple take occasional breaks from each other?
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Therapists say that when a couple is facing problems dealing with a particular situation, and being together does not help, then a break is not only desirable but necessary.

Two to Tango: When you put your friends before your partner
Mon, Mar 14, 2016

We are often not aware about when we started to let other things and people take precedence over our partners.

Two to Tango: What happens when women treat partners as girlfriends
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

Experts say that men have a different way of dealing with "feelings" and have different capacity for retention of emotional details as compared to women.

Two to Tango: When pets become an issue between couples
Tue, Mar 01, 2016

Experts say that issues which on the surface may seem really trivial sometimes get blown out of proportion.

Two to Tango: When couples need to get back to ‘being polite’
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

While it's fine to say whatever you want just because you are in a relationship, it's good to remember that words once spoken cannot be taken back.

When couples face marital indigestion
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

The issue of food can lead to marital indigestion with the differences over food not going down well with either one partner or both.

Two to Tango: When couples start living parallel lives
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

When couples first start adjusting their lives due to their individual priorities and needs, they start drifting apart.

Two to Tango: When kids cause marital differences
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Sometimes, a strong relationship starts feeling the strain when the couples have differences over how to deal with the kids.

Two to Tango: How you take care of your in-laws can have a huge impact on your relationship
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Basic understanding, an acknowledgement and appreciation of what your partner is doing for your parents, can go a long way in changing the equation between the partners.

How blame-game between partners can ruin their relationship
Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Experts say when it comes to putting the blame, one almost always find it easier and convenient to make the other the scapegoat.

When partners get too comfortable to compliment, it starts creating a rift
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Experts say that sometimes when couples feel too comfortable with one another, they lose sight of the fact that one needs a certain amount of attention to feel significant to the other.

I can’t thow that away! Do you or your partner have a hoarding problem?
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Hoarding is a problem and living with a hoarder an even bigger problem, because one has no idea how to deal with it. But with a bit of understanding and cooperation, things can fall into place.

Show time — Who controls the TV remote, and its impact on your relationship
Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Controlling the television remote is as integral a part of couple dynamics as having a conversation.

When physical appearances takes a toll on your relationship
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Experts feel that while appearances should not be neglected or taken for granted, they should not be made the bone of contention between partners.