South Asian Relationships: 5 Ways to Improve Your Connection

“When we were dating, we downplayed our relationship because our family and family friends didn’t know what dating was. If you’re dating, it means your relationship isn’t serious. I was getting marriage proposals from aunties even though I had been dating Rajan for 3 years,” Sapna explained. “We didn’t want …

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Biology of Marriage: Oxytocin

Couples who have a healthy relationship experience numerous physical and emotional benefits. First, couples in healthy relationships do not engage in defensiveness, which has been shown to increase blood pressure in people with and without other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The avoidance of this behavior acts as a preventative …

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Unhealthy Relationships Predictor of Cardiovascular Disease

Research has shown repeatedly that when we are unhappy in our relationships or marriages, both men and women are at higher risk for stress, depression and anxiety issues. What is less talked about is that relationship stress and being in an unhealthy relationship also increases the risk for cardiovascular issues …

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South Asian Relationships: Affection in Public

Ask any South Asian child and they will tell you that they never saw their parents being physically affectionate with each other. They definitely did not witness any kissing and perhaps they have 1 or 2 memories of them holding hands in front of the kids. South Asian couples who …

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