In the wrong relationship for 10 years

Posted by Simran

Sometimes women are in the wrong relationship for over 10 years before realizing that they need to walk away. Why would someone bear all the emotional upheaval and not make a change? How do you know if this is worth the effort to make better or something personally unbearable ? Let’s look at the most stressful life events for adults on the Holmes and Rahe stress scale: 1. Death of a spouse 2. Divorce 3….

Porto, Portugal for your next romantic getaway

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Very few people talk about Porto in Portugal as a romantic getaway choice. Most people are aware of Lisbon as a city break destination in Portugal, but hardly anyone talks about Porto. Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and I like it more than Lisbon. Keep reading to know why you should choose Porto for next romantic getaway. Portugal is known for its architecture and in specific for the white & blue tiles…

Tuscany as your romantic getaway

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When I think of all my past holidays in Italy, I get reminded of sunshine, pasta and gelato! The Tuscany region in specific is quite close to my heart. As many books and movies have educated us, Italians lead a very balanced work-home lifestyle. They are quite family-oriented and do not believe in stressing a lot over work. Please note that this does not mean that Italians are not hard working! Tuscany in specific has a…

Why should you go to Paris on your honeymoon?

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Paris is one of the most talked about European cities by all kinds of travellers. However, as cheesy as it may sound, it is the perfect place for a romantic holiday with your partner. I guess some clichés are made for a good reason Eiffel tower as seen from the Trocadero, Paris. Although Paris is one of the most populated and busy European cities, it still has a calm vibe about itself, which makes so…

Can Banihal work for married couples?

Posted by Ishdeep Sawhney

Banihal is a startup and our objective is to find the best match for individuals looking to find the right partner to enjoy and build their family with. However, we have been asked by every married couple that has interacted with us if we could use our technology to give insights for them. In 2008 there was a global financial crisis and the US economic system could have completely collapsed after the failure of Lehman…

Ki & Ka – What is the story?

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Our CEO, Ishdeep Sawhney, recently met the legendary ad man of India and Chairman of MullenLowe Lintas, Mr. Balki. You can read the full article here on this meeting and thoughts from our CEO. Ki & Ka Story Some excerpts from that article: At Banihal we have a neuroscience based recommendation engine for finding the perfect life partner. Any user who hears about Banihal for the first time, makes a decision about whether Banihal is…

The plan to get married in 6 months

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I recently met with a friend over coffee and after catching up on the things we have been doing over the past few years, we got to her most most concerning current problem. She told me that she was fortunate to have found a great job in PR after graduating and her career had been very fulfilling. The long working hours at work had left little time to pursue looking out for a match. She…

Should you say yes to the match if you don’t like it?

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It is often said that “First impression is the last impression “. Though, it is not completely true when it comes to seeking and meeting potential matrimonial matches. Whether the match has come through recommendations of your family or friends, or you have sought each other through internet, you will want to meet each other at the first chance offered to you. Once you have met each other with your families in tow, it often…