A toxic relationship is best described as a relationship which is emotionally and most of the times physically damaging, it hurts your soul, your mind and your body, it is wearying over all. It is the worst form of a dysfunctional relationship. They are pretty much like the dementors in Harry Potter movies who suck all the happiness out of a person, leaving them in despair. So in order to keep your sanity, here are some ways to help you identify a toxic relationship. 1. If you aren’t yourself...

by School Of Life on 18 June 2017

We all have good and bad times in our relationship, but there are times when things get out of our control and we just stand there clueless, not sure whether to go through it or away from it. When we are finally out of a dead-end relationship, we often wish we could have seen the signs, but only a few of us can see them during the relationship and not after it, we are oh-so-blinded-by-love, after all. If any of these signs are persistently a part of your relationship, you have a serious problem...

by School Of Life on 18 June 2017

Sometimes, we might find ourselves in the middle of a relationship, when something just doesn’t feel right, it feels like something is missing but you can’t quite figure out what it is, here are some ways you can tell a healthy relationship from one that is unhealthy. 1. Mutual goals vs. Self-indulgence The difference between being single and being in a relationship is, focusing on individual growth and growing as a couple, respectively. If you or your partner are still more focused...

by School Of Life on 18 June 2017

A lot of us get into a relationship when we are not really ready to be in one, if you identify with any of the following, then you are one of those people. 1. You need a saviour or want to save them If you are looking for someone who can protect you, fight your battles and not just support you in your tough times but rescue you, you are looking to be dependent on them for your happiness. You need to be strong enough to take care of your issues, bring your happy self into the relationship instead...

by School Of Life on 18 June 2017

We are all waiting to meet our one true love, or putting it into one word, our soulmate. If you are in love and wondering if you have found the right one, or single but interested in someone; then you might want to check for the following signs in your partner, this might help you to think clearly about them. 1. They are your person When you are together, it feels like the world is a better place; you feel happy, relaxed and stress free with them. No matter what all happened throughout the day,...

by School Of Life on 18 June 2017

If you’ve found this level of chemistry, it’s worth keeping forever! While being the most fantasised moment of our lives, marriage is also one of the  most dreaded experiences and hey, why not? It is one of the biggest decisions of our lives, changes almost everything, with the right person these changes will be for the better and long lasting. So, how do we know if we have found the right one, they sure don’t come with  flashing red lights or a halo on their heads, if only...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017

Relationships are one of the perks of the living. They are those wonderful aspects of life that bring joy to all those who truly revel in them. It would be prudent to point out at this point that despite our often well meaning endeavours and hopes for them, not all relationships are meant to last forever. There. I said it. And if I understand human nature, as well as the world we live in, even a slightest, then I daresay most of you would agree. Since after all, how many of you can say with conviction...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017

Relationships are no walk in the park. It takes sincere intention, hard work, and compromises to sustain them. And whether or not you like it, there are going to be instances in your relationship when you shall have to make reparations for something or the other. But that does not mean that you owe your partner an apology for every assumed slight. Every now and then, you shall be faced with various things for which you would have to put your foot down, and, without pretense or reserve, have the...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017

Even the healthiest of relationships have a demand for timely compromises and sacrifices. All successful relationships are built on the principle of give and take, but there is a limit to how much you can give in a relationship. No relationship should require you to give everything, including yourself, away. In this article, we’ll discuss where to draw that line, where to stop giving. If you have to sacrifice any of the following things to ‘save’ your relationship , then it’s...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017

This one’s tricky, to differentiate a real relationship from one that’s fake. What really is a fake relationship? It’s an illusion that  you have come to believe, illusion of a long lasting relationship. Many of us are in fake relationships, without even knowing. What you might be having is an affair,  real relationships take a lot of efforts, no doubts there, but they are always better than fake ones in the long run. There is a big difference between someone just saying those...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017