Nandini Maharaj, Ph.D.
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_).

They made you laugh, but is it really funny or are they manipulating you to get the upper hand?
You're not fooling your partner when you say, 'I'm fine, nothing is wrong.'
Your story can break the silence, but it shouldn't break your spirit.
You can't undo the past, but you can learn to make peace with it.
How you respond to or ignore emotional bids can affect your relationship's connection.
No matter how strong a relationship is, you're not a substitute for your partner's therapy.
What comes after you decline sex matters to your partner and your relationship.
Their sex-positive messages on pre-cable TV changed the way we look at sex, love and friendship.
You don't have to proceed with anything that feels uncomfortable.