Marriage is deconstructing globally, Gay marriage or not!

Marriage is achanging.  Several trends are showing up in the world.  Not just in the West and US, in particular, but even in India.Gay/Lesbian marriages:  There is a growing acceptance of such a phenomenon and it is the understanding of this social attitudes change that Republicans are hurting from these days.  It is only a matter of time before the Gay/Lesbian marriages will be accepted in more and more countries and societies.Delayed Marriages:  Women are working and having better careers, … [Read more...]

Girls Dating in India: Story of a Girl who stopped Dating and Switched off her Facebook Account

Can the Indian population accept dating - open dating - easily?  I am not talking about the "Aunties & Uncles" or the religious and culturally defined mindsets.  I am talking about the normal college going men AND WOMEN.Apparently, no.  Here is personal story of a girl who used to date freely and openly.  She would interact and mix with guys easily - actions predicated on trust that the other person will have maturity.  But it wasn't so.  Now, she is off the dating map and has switched off … [Read more...]

Logic Framework to test the Question: Why do beautiful women marry unattractive men and good looking men marry beautiful women?

Some people have this idea that although Good-looking women marry not so good looking men, Good looking men do marry good looking women.  But is that true?  Here is an interesting mathematical argument. Read Quote of Gayle Laakmann McDowell's answer to Attractiveness and Attractive People: Why do good looking women often marry men who are way less attractive while good-looking men more-often marry good-looking women? on Quora … [Read more...]

Secrets of Happy Families: Wisdom from Empirical study runs counter to traditional wisdom

For his new book, The Secrets of Happy Families, Bruce Feiler used his experience as an investigative reporter to discover new techniques and ideas to make contemporary family life more functional, more meaningful and more fun. Rather than turning to traditional experts, he interviewed creative thinkers from the fields of business, sports, technology, television and the military and much of what he found countered age old-wisdom about what it takes to have a fulfilling family life. Guest host … [Read more...]

Is International Adoption by American parents over?

On Point Radio's Tom Ashbrook looks into the Global profile of American adoption of kids. Russia, Guatemala, and more are slamming the door on American adoptions. Is the great age of international adoption behind us?Americans know international adoption well. Look around. There are families all over with adopted children from China, Korea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Russia.But the profile of American adoption is changing. International adoption is way down over the last decade. Down by more than … [Read more...]

Why is Divorce so Painful?

Why is Divorce so Painful?  Someone asks this question, which Sadhguru addresses in a profound way for the meditator.  How the body memory creates pain and suffering. … [Read more...]

Chinese firm offering “Rent-a-Boyfriend” service to Single women during Chinese New Years

Chinese New Year is coming around soon.  And, it will be time for everyone to visit their family.  Specially for the many single women.  In a country where they have 180 mn singles, that will be a lot of men and women.The country may have developed, but the mindsets still remain very traditional.  The families and the parents inquire if their daughters have found someone to marry?  When they will marry etc.  To counteract those questions, a firm has come up with an interesting solution.  Rent … [Read more...]

Are Online Dating Sites and Options undermining Monogamy in the world?

Are the social dating sites putting the monogamy in the world today in danger? A very interesting discussion. Online dating has become a huge avenue for seeking relationships. On any given day or night, it’s going on on a giant scale. Maybe too giant, says a new buzz.Maybe the click and pick ease of digital date-making is undermining ideas of commitment, of standing by your man, your woman, of monogamy – let alone marriage. Making it too easy just to move on. Or not! The people in the dis … [Read more...]


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