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Indian Cities that Attract Writers

Four cities in India that have attracted many world-renowned writers

Needing an Intimate Connection

Q. I am a single woman in my mid forties who lives alone in a large American city. I have a lot of interests and spend time reading and reflecting on my own. My siblings are married with children living in other parts of the country. I am often trying ...

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 ...

Hand It To Antwerp

Where do I begin? The train station that looks like a Cathedral? The Diamond District? Or the cutting edge fashion scene? Maybe I should start with a story. Antwerp—A city terrorized by a giant called Druon Antigoon who made all the passing ships pay a toll; a brave ...

Are We Aging Faster?

Our modern lifestyles have turned chronological age into a virtually insignificant number. Aging is not just the number of years you’ve inhabited planet Earth, but rather the degree of wear and tear your body, brain, and vital organs are expressing at a given point in time. When I ...

Craving the Classic Aloo Gobhi

My great grandmother would cook curried potatoes and cauliflower for the family three times a week. She liked it very spicy and used red pepper flakes not only for the heat, but also for the vibrant red color the spice exudes. Aloo Gobhi is a well-known and loved dish ...

Comfort Cuisine

In Gujarat, where I grew up, the din-ner menu was almost always the same: kadhi—a yogurt soup, and khichadi—a porridge-like dish made with brown rice and mung beans, or with a thick millet bread and a cooked seasonal vegetable if  one was avail-able. They also happen to be ...

Shy, Reserved or Introverted?

I find that I am pretty quiet in social settings. People have often referred to me as shy. I enjoy one-on-one contact and find groups kind of superficial or even scary to be in. I am trying to fit into my community by getting involved in teams that do projects ...

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 ...

A River Runs Through It

Bangkok, Thailand
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