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Millenials having ‘it’ less? — By Roshani Shinde | Aug 27, 2016 - Free Press

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Termed as the hook-up generation, there is a debate going whether young adults are having less sex or more. In the US and UK, studies have claimed that the millennial are having less sex than their parents’ generation. Roshani Shinde speaks to experts about what they have to say about the young adults of India and their sex life… We are aware that stress, lifestyle and career are on the forefront for the young adults, does that also mean that sex has taken a backseat? Many relationship experts and sexologist of Mumbai clearly deny this. Dr. Pradnya Ajinkya, Psychological Counsellor says this could be true for only 4 couples out of 10. While Dr. Sanjoy Mukherjee, Psychologist and Marriage Counsellor and Dr. Hitesh Shah, Sex Counsellor-Therapist-Educationist, both say, rather today’s young adults are having more sex. “This could be true for married couples, but pre-marital sex and sex outside marriage has definitely gone up,” shares Dr. Sanjoy. For a healthy marriage, an active sexual l…

Healing and renewing marriage relationships By Dr. Pradnya Ajinkya

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Case: Amaira has been yelling at her husband. It doesn't matter about what she would like to communicate. He feels threatened when she picks up a conversation. After being together for eight years, Bose feels as though he is dying inside. He has seen his parents yelling, his neighbours yelling and now his wife. Bose is upset about his wife's behavior. Bose and his wife are talking about having kids, but Bose is afraid that she will yell at the kids too. He loves her immensely but he does not understand her given way to handle conflict. Amaira is asking Bose to seek psychological help since according to her, she is able to externalize her feelings but Bose she feels suffers from more agitated depression that makes him moody, irritable and blaming.... 
Therapist: He has no idea what he said, but he could see his wife's face tense up and then snap. Pretty much every time they were together, she would fly off the handle and the fights would end with her screaming, crying and …

My wife screams -- non stop for hours By Dr. Pradnya Ajinkya

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Case: Reshma and Bhola feel their marriage has gone to hell. It is Reshma's second marriage and according to Bhola his wife is sad and gloomy for the majority of their marriage. Reshma often revisits an issue from the past  and discusses the issue for hours at a stretch. She also tells her family and friends about how horrible her husband is a  long with the parts they want to hear about him. They all hate him. He feels alone and horrible. 
Therapist: Let us examine a case where X has a nasty encounter with his colleague. The words echo and echo and echo in the brain and X cannot hear his own thoughts, only the words. These words rattle in the head for weeks. How can X help his brain to let these words go. The brain is artificially hanging on to an experience and this can drive X mad. X and Y simply can't live this way. Her husband Y along with X will have to review few response styles to enhance positive thinking, problem solving, social support, instrumental behavior. You c…