Relationships & Family

Relationships & Family

Keep the flame alive: Creative ways to spark up your relationship!

The spark that once fuelled your love may appear less intense than before as you juggle household responsibilities and professional obligations. You may, however, rekindle the romance in your relationship and rediscover its magic with a dash of effort and a bit of creativity.

2m ago

Was Bollywood right? Can a boy and a girl never be just friends?

Friends can share secrets, cuddle up on the sofa, and show each other a great deal of affection without necessarily being in a romantic relationship. However, emotions might shift at times, and it's okay to question whether relationships could go beyond friendship.

2m ago

The secrets to a stronger long-distance relationship

Communication may be the key, but it only unlocks one of the many hypothetical doors in your relationship. Long-distance relationships go beyond just losing your night’s sleep or waking up at the crack of dawn to talk to your partner.

2m ago

Swipe left on heartache: The journey to post-breakup happiness

We've all experienced post-breakup scrolling sessions that make us feel even more unhappy than before. Reopening wounds you thought was healing may happen when you stumble onto old images, or see your ex's happy face pop up on your feed. It can be difficult to fully distance yourself from your ex-partners and move on when information about them is always readily available.

3m ago

Should you post your relationship milestones on social media?

We feel validated when our partner shows us off to their network and broadcasts our feelings to the world. The question remains, should you really be sharing relationship milestones online? The truth is, behind the momentary rush of dopamine and picture-perfect moments is a complex web of pros and cons.

3m ago

Should you really take relationship advice from netizens?

Picture this: It's a lazy Friday afternoon in Dhaka. The sky is overcast, and you are sipping on your third cup of cha, scrolling through your phone. Suddenly, the urge to solve your relationship woes with the wisdom of the internet grips you.

4m ago

How do you react when your ex is doing better than you?

Your ex is scaling mountains, while you're barely managing to scale the pile of laundry in the corner of your room. But before you drown in a sea of self-pity, let's flip the script with some earth-shattering, cha-stirring advice on how to invest in the most scandalously overlooked and self-devalued stock on the market: you.

4m ago

Can dating your opposites lead to happily ever after?

Did you ever find yourself attracted to someone different from you? Even though you are shy and creative, you have a thing for outgoing and athletic people. Or perhaps you party every weekend, but the one you love likes quiet evenings at home. Regardless, it is an age-old romantic cliché that opposites are more likely to fall in love.

4m ago

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!

8m ago

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.

8m ago

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!

9m ago

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.

9m ago

Should age difference matter in a relationship?

Romantic couples with a large age gap, such as that of 10 years or more, often attract social disapproval. However, research shows that even if the favoured age gap is much lower, both men and women are actually open to dating or marrying someone who’s 10-15 years older or younger to them.

9m ago

Should couples move out after marriage?

When a couple gets married, they are either already in love with their partners, or in the case of an arranged marriage, trying to fall in love. It is felt by many an expert, that this is the time when partners form crucial and lasting bonds with each other and need privacy the most.

9m ago

Constant arguments with your partner? 7 signs you are in the wrong relationship

Deciphering the core issues in a relationship is as important as finding out whether it is salvageable or not.

9m ago

Are you the perfect couple? 6 signs that say you are compatible

Here are 6 signs that hopefully reaffirm you are in the right place with the right partner.

9m ago

5 signs she's just not into you: Dhaka edition

Here are the 5 signs that say, "Bro, she's just not that into you."

9m ago

Love is in the details: 7 small things that keep relationships strong

In long-term relationships, it is the joint efforts given to the most trivial things that just might be more important than a grand gift every once in a while.

9m ago
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