Spouse book. Read 41 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How marriages work and why they fail Marriage is an adventure, says Shobh. In this delightful book on society's most debated institution, Shobhaa Dé writes about how and why marriages work-or don't. With her usual disregard for rules. Exploring the Intricacies of Marriage Through Shobha De's Spouse. Sangeeta Das. Shobha De of truth and love. Nevertheless, this trust and.

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Small betrayals. 3. Strange Obsession. Shooting from the hip. 4. Snapshots. Sultry Days. 5. Spouse: The truth about marriage. Uncertain Liaisons. The following lessons were taken from a marriage class at was to show what the Bible has to say about marriage. . Share spiritual truth with your spouse. and thrive. When we cross these boundaries, we lost the security that truth provides. These boundaries protect the marriage and the spouse from further harm.

Or someone who knows what an Eames chair is. Unfortunately, this is not the thinking of a wife. This is the thinking of a teenaged girl.

And men of character do not want to marry teenaged girls. Because teenage girls are never happy. And they never feel like cooking, either. You're a Slut. Hooking up with some guy in a hot tub on a rooftop is fine for the ladies of Jersey Shore -- but they're not trying to get married. You are. Which means, unfortunately, that if you're having sex outside committed relationships, you will have to stop.

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Because past a certain age, casual sex is like recreational heroin -- it doesn't stay recreational for long. That's due in part to this thing called oxytocin -- a bonding hormone that is released when a woman a nurses her baby and b has an orgasm -- that will totally mess up your casual-sex game. And you have no idea how it happened. Oxytocin, that's how it happened. And since nature can't discriminate between marriage material and Charlie Sheen, you're going to have to start being way more selective than you are right now.

You're a Liar. It usually goes something like this: you meet a guy who is cute and likes you, but he's not really available for a relationship. He has some condition that absolutely precludes his availability, like he's married, or he gets around town on a skateboard. Or maybe he just comes right out and says something cryptic and open to interpretation like, "I'm not really available for a relationship right now.

Usually that day. And you don't want that. So you just tell him how perfect this is because you only want to have sex for fun! You love having fun sex! And you don't want to get in a relationship at all! You swear! About ten minutes later, the oxytocin kicks in.

You start wanting more. But you don't tell him that. That's your secret -- just between you and 22, of your closest girlfriends. Instead, you hang around, having sex with him, waiting for him to figure out that he can't live without you.

I have news: he will never "figure" this out. He already knows he can live without you just fine. And so do you. Or you wouldn't be lying to him in the first place. You're Selfish. If you're not married, chances are you think a lot about you.

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You think about your thighs, your outfits, your naso-labial folds. You think about your career, or if you don't have one, you think about doing yoga teacher training. Sometimes you think about how marrying a wealthy guy -- or at least a guy with a really, really good job -- would solve all your problems. Howevs, a good wife, even a halfway decent one, does not spend most of her day thinking about herself.

This is why you see a lot of celebrity women getting husbands after they adopt.

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The kids put the woman on notice: Bitch, hello! It's not all about you anymore! After a year or two of thinking about someone other than herself, suddenly, Brad Pitt or Harrison Ford comes along and decides to significantly other her.

In Mumbai, too, more and more children of parents I know are leaving it to mom and dad to look for the right alliance. My dad has seen the world, he has more experience.

And yet, when it came to marriage, they were more than happy to settle for a conventional, old-fashioned match. Much like their grandparents!

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It was my generation that stupidly rebelled against a system that had worked perfectly well for centuries. A lot of us paid the price for letting our impulsive hearts decide who our life partners would be. No regrets. Our kids are smarter. And more realistic. They ache for performance and stability.

They were refreshingly candid while talking about the methodical manner in which their parents had gone about the whole thing.

The girls were all educated, attractive professionals who looked happy enough as they adapted to an entirely alien culture with an entirely alien partner. Some had had earlier relationships, but claimed that fact did not colour their decision. God knows what went wrong after we got married. Does happen. Nobody knows. The worst thing about a love marriage that ends up on the rocks is that parents get all huffy and judgmental.

Did you listen? Now look where you are. But they also need to rise above their own feelings of outrage and false pride and provide much needed empathy to a child who has made a mistake and is going through hell.

Dating starts during the teenage years.

Couples might see each other for close to a decade before tying the knot. This is a time which can only be described as wretched.

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The book is stretched beyond a point. It could have been short and sweet! Ekdum bakwas. A must read for the ones planning to get married. Book name: Spouse Author: Shobha De' Genre: Non fiction Pages: All the Mr. Credit to her to quote her own examples, shortcomings to make it more relatable and non preachy.

There are numerous books on relationship, yet it made me curios because of its uniqueness , practicality and advises which no one gives you Though at times there are repititins and whole book could be lil compact, but I felt a tinge when it finished A must must gift as wedding gift to newly weds.

It has covered beautifully everything , be it dealing with much hyped MIL, long distance, family rituals, sex, hobbies, children, parties The filmy headlines certainly add interestI can tell because you're not looking for a partner who is your equal.

Overall a decent book. A lot of us paid the price for letting our impulsive hearts decide who our life partners would be.

Normally not a huge fan of Shobhaa De, but this is one different book. Well, I know why. They ache for performance and stability.