Young Professionals

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...
Cut To Fly

Cut To Fly

Black My fingers weave through the mess of my hair, smoothening the strands and arguing with the tangles. Poking against the knots until slowly and silently, they come undone. Like an ancient scroll finally discovered, my braid unravels and a curtain of ebony cascades...
Five Ways to Overcome Shyness Around Women

Five Ways to Overcome Shyness Around Women

Let’s just say it: being shy around women sucks! Shyness can freeze you in your tracks and be your biggest obstacle to connecting with women. However, lots of guys find ways to overcome their shyness. Here are five of the top ways: 1. Cultivate Your “Inner Extrovert”...
Winning Student Essays

Winning Student Essays

The two essays are winning essays by students in the competition, Growing Up Asian in America organized by Asian Pacific Fund.  They were asked to write a letter to Senator Kamala Harris. “Beneath All Skin there is a Soul” Dear Senator Harris: “I have a dream that my...