| May 21st, 2007

* what are women looking for in their friends?

“The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.” -Homer Friendship is a priceless gift, which provides intimacy, rapport, trust and affection when we need it. Both men and women are fond of their friends. Some find it hard to make friends as they grow […]

| March 19th, 2007

* relationship – get what you want

[From our archive] “My Mother in law hates everything I do, always she finds fault in me, I don’t feel like talking to her” “I am very unhappy with my daughter in law… all these time we looked for a nice girl for my son (and thought we found this one) but now she misbehaves […]

| November 13th, 2006

* recognize the men for what they do

“Working woman” is no longer a new term in Bangladeshi Culture. In addition to those special feature pages in the mainstream newspapers these days we are seeing TV shows highlighting women’s careers, success stories, and issues concerning working women. The focus is really to encourage women to join the workforce and feel them welcome in […]

| September 26th, 2006

* question: "my mother in law interferes : can you help?"

[Note from Admin – In this counseling category we will post the questions from our readers and the advice from our family counselor Ms Khursheed Irfan Ahmed. In order to maintain privacy we will not disclose the question sender’s identity. If you like to send a question, feel free to comment on the relevant post ] Question: I […]

| May 23rd, 2006

* mother in law-daughter in law: from a theoretical perspective

Classic Mother in law-Daughter in law relationship issue is about relationship and its complexities reflecting a personality in joint family living in intimacy which in itself carries a risk of unmet expectations. Each personality is structured in three ego states such as the Parent ego state, the Child ego state and an Adult ego state. […]

| March 23rd, 2006

* why men never remember and women never forget

These days I am reading this book; its opening my eyes. Now I can explain many behaviors in men and women in much better way than just getting mad at them:). Here is a description of the book from Amazon: Men and women ARE different . . . and this book from the founder of gender […]

| March 16th, 2006

* mother-in-law and daughter-in-law: friendship at an Impasse

From Dr. Apter Research paper: An early reference to the mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship presents a glowing image of commitment and loyalty. In the Bible, Ruth makes one of the great, classical declarations of love – to her mother-in-law, Naomi. But Ruth’s eloquence presents a lost ideal. A modern day Ruth, a 33-year-old barrister, who participated in […]


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