Nandini Maharaj

Nandini Maharaj is a freelance writer with a Ph.D. in public health and counseling psychology. She writes about health, work, identity, and relationships. Her writing has appeared in HuffPost, American Kennel Club, Animal Wellness, Introvert, Dear, and POPSUGAR. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram (@NandiniMaharaj_).

Reparenting Therapy Can Help You Heal From Trauma

You can't undo the past, but you can learn to make peace with it.

By Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.

Dating

Don't Ignore Emotional Bids If You Want to Feel Closer to Your Partner

How you respond to cues can mean the difference between staying together and growing apart.

By Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.

Dating

Help! My Partner Is Treating Me Like a Therapist

No matter how strong a relationship is, you're not a substitute for your partner's therapy.

By Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.

Communication in Relationships

The Right Way to Say 'Not Tonight, Honey'

What comes after you decline sex matters to your partner and your relationship.

By Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.

Culture and Entertainment

Everything We Needed to Know About Sex, We Learned From 'The Golden Girls'

Their sex-positive messages on pre-cable TV changed the way we look at sex, love and friendship.

By Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.

What to Expect When You See the Gynecologist for the First Time

You don't have to proceed with anything that feels uncomfortable.

By Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.