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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with workplace problems

    Building own identity I have been playing with this idea of career change for past few months mainly after turning 40 this year. I have been following my father’s footsteps so far and really want to get out of his shadow but apprehensive at the same time. My current job is quite secure. Is it a wise choice? Ans: It is understandable…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with relationship problems

    Longing for family love I have been married for past 26 years and have 2 children. I have recently started to feel quite dejected as my husband got to establish relationship with the kids while they were growing up, as well as my in laws got to interact a lot with the kids as they helped in raising them….

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with workplace problems

    Filthy office politics I work with a NGO. While the money is not that great, I love the cause and the work that I do and all that I am able to contribute to in terms of the work to the social good sector that the NGO is involved in. However, it is the office…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with relationship problems

    A worried mother My son, aged 16 has started sneaking out at night with his friends without telling or letting me or his father know. His grades have been good at school with a minor fluctuation downward recently. We have also found porn on our family computer at home in his browsing history. His room…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with workplace problems

    Using employee for personal work I have just joined a mid-size company after completing my MBA. I got my job as a result of campus placement. I feel very grateful to the gentleman who was responsible for campus placements. He is also my boss. As I have begun to work with him, I feel he…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with relationship problems

    Clash of lifestyles I moved from a small town to Mumbai to complete my graduation and masters and now I’m working with a corporate. Over a period of time, my manner of dressing, hair do, the way I speak, interact and respond has changed and gotten polished and modernised in tune with the city as…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with workplace problems

    Matter of preference While I have seen a slow but sure upward trajectory with my career, promotions and raises, I feel based on the behaviour of my boss that he does not trust me completely. He has been my boss for about 10 years now ever since I joined the company. As he progressed in…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with relationship problems

    Swapping partners I am a 35-year-old married man, working in a corporate, with a reasonably successful career. I got married 3 years ago to my girlfriend who I was courting for 4 years. I love my wife dearly and we have been very committed to each other. Recently my colleague at work, who has also…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with workplace problems

    Regretting own decision I have recently quit my job and serving my notice period. I have to work for another 2 months and in the process handover my tasks to the person who is going to replace me. I have no job waiting for me once I quit and this is bothering me to no…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with relationship problems

    Nervousness before marriage I am about to get married to my girlfriend of 7 years in a month’s time. Both of us are very excited and looking forward to getting married. But for the past few weeks I have been getting anxious for no apparent reason. I thought about it for quite some time and…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with relationship problems

    Lost identity I am 23 and have been in a relationship since I was 19. Over time, I’ve realised that in my relationship, I’m not myself. I am constantly trying to be what my boyfriend wants me to be. He is okay when I say and do what he would like me to say and…

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  • Agony Aunt helps you to deal with workplace problems

    I am a 26-year-old recent MBA graduate and model and DJ on the side. I got employed with a MNC recently. My boss who is a mid-40’s, highly accomplished woman has been making passes at me and has been suggestive in her behaviour and in her interactions with me. She keeps calling me into her…

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