Young Professionals

Charlottesville Happened: A Teenager Reflects

Charlottesville Happened: A Teenager Reflects

Inexcusable. Unbelievable. Unspeakable. And yet, if we do not process the events at Charlottesville, we may never heal from them. To process the events fully, we Indian-Americans need to reconfigure the way we think about and discuss politics. Politics isn’t a cute...
5 Things To Tell Yourself If He Doesn’t Call

5 Things To Tell Yourself If He Doesn’t Call

With dating, it can seem impossible not to take it too personally when a guy doesn’t call you back. But there are things you can say to yourself to help you take it in stride. 1. It’s okay that I’m bummed, but I don’t have to stay that way. You’re human. Allow...
The Grocery Bag: A Granddaughter Remembers

The Grocery Bag: A Granddaughter Remembers

The rickety wooden gate opened slightly with the wind, like the consciousness of a half-asleep child. Daylight streamed through  almond leaves and dappled the broken pieces of gray sidewalk. There was the soft dripping of the monsoon’s last raindrops – a...
5 Conversation Starters You May Not Have Thought Of

5 Conversation Starters You May Not Have Thought Of

Breaking the ice” can be one of the most daunting steps in meeting a new woman. Try these five unique conversation starters. 1. The “Thinking Out Loud” Technique This approach can work very well in public settings where someone has caught your eye. If you see someone...
Five Signs That You Have Met “The One”

Five Signs That You Have Met “The One”

Have you finally met “the one?” Review this checklist for signs that your budding romance could be the real thing: 1. Reliable and Dependable Has your new partner kept their word during the time you’ve known them? Have they been dependable? Do they show signs of being...
Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic Violence Victims

Q. I am an Indian citizen and entered America on a student visa (F-1). About 9 months ago, I got married to a green card holder. My husband is physically and mentally abusive. I am afraid to leave him as I am no longer pursuing my studies and am relying on him to...