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Articles by Jasbina Ahluwalia

What to Avoid When Flirting with Guys

Q. My friends tell me I don’t know how to flirt with guys at all, and I think they’re probably right. Any tips?A.You are not alone. Here are five “don’ts” to watch out for. Don’t stare too much While making eye contact with a ...

My Husband Cheated on Me With a Younger Woman

Q. I just discovered that my husband slept with a woman 20 years younger than me. He said he made a mistake and wants to stay together. What should I do?A. It’s completely understandable if you feel devastated. Below are five suggestions to keep in mind as you ...

Honesty is Not Always the Best Policy

Q.On the one hand, I’ve been told I should always be completely honest about everything with a partner. On the other hand, I’ve also heard it may not be wise to tell your partner everything all the time. What do you think? A.I think that honesty ...

Keeping Divorce Away from Marriage

Q. I’ve noticed that many of the young people in this country are getting divorced. Do you have any tips or suggestions for people interested in preventing divorce? A.Below are four tips for married people who want to reduce the odds of divorce. i) Decide That Divorce Is ...

Keeping Jealousy in Check

Q. My girlfriend says my jealousy is ruining our relationship. What’s your view about what counts as “jealousy” vs being legitimately watchful? A.I’ll respond generally by providing six common signs of jealousy derailing a relationship. i) Possessiveness: Showing the world that your girlfriend is yours is one ...

Is My Friend’s Girlfriend Cheating On Him?

Q. My best friend’s been dating his girlfriend for about 8 months, and in the last couple of days he’s confided to me that he’s begun to suspect she may not be faithful. He’s a pretty private guy like me, and I’m pretty sure I ...

Is She Cheating On Me?

Q. My best friend has been dating his girlfriend for about 8 months, and in the last couple days he has confided to me that he’s begun to suspect she may not be faithful. He’s a pretty private guy like me, and I’m pretty sure I’m ...

Selective v. Picky

Q. My friends and family tell me I’m being too picky. While I do have a long list of what I want in a partner, isn’t it important to be selective? Is there a difference between being picky and being selective? A.You are not alone in wondering ...

Why Date Before Marrying?

Q I am a parent who is accustomed to arranged marriages, where the boy and girl decide  to marry soon after meeting.  Often the engagement happens within a couple weeks, if not days, of the first meeting. Nowadays it seems many young people date for quite some time before deciding ...

Long Term Relationship Fizzling?

Q. I have been in a long-term relationship for quite some time now, and have been starting to have some doubts.  Any suggestions for couples faced with deciding whether or not a relationship is worth continuing?A.With time, even the most loving relationships can face challenges. As partners navigate ...
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